A major earthquake magnitude 7 (mg/mb) has striked on Friday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 02:47:32 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-23 03:47:32 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 168.585 East, latitude -17.294 South, depth 33 km.
Close countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila.
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