A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:52:13 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gfe. Id of event: us20005gfe. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.52 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 11:52:13 / April 3, 2016 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 166.8488° East, -14.2363° South, depth 40.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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