A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Vanuatu region (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 16:34:36 / January 22, 2016 @ 4:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.16 km (34 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gep. Unique identifier: us10004gep. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.1223 East, latitude -13.77 South, depth = 54.16 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:34:36 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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