A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Vanuatu kilometers (0 miles) from Vanuatu. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:36:06 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/17 / 2017-07-19 02:36:06 / July 19, 2017 @ 2:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.1978 East, latitude -13.3702 South, depth = 228.44 km. Id of earthquake: us20009xsv. Event ids that are associated: us20009xsv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.44 km (142 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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