A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 103 km W of Isangel, Vanuatu (64 miles). Exact location of event, depth 64 km, 168.2827° East, -19.6029° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:02:28 / 11:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 12:02:28 / May 7, 2017 @ 12:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 64 km (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008rvq. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008rvq.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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