A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) has striked on Thursday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 02:16:04 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 180.79 km (112 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-22 03:16:04 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 168.4564 East, latitude -18.1897 South, depth 180.79 km.
Close countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila.
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