A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 03:13:31 / October 5, 2015 @ 3:13 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003nkt. Unique identifier: us10003nkt. Exact location of earthquake, 169.4943° East, -18.8212° South, depth 236.85 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 236.85 km (147 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:13:31 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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