A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 09:10:22 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 16.67 km (10 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-17 10:10:22 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 167.5742 East, latitude -17.904 South, depth 16.67 km.
Close countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila.
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