A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Unique identifier: us20009zq3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009zq3. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:11:19 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.5933 East, latitude -19.3095 South, depth = 35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 10:11:19 / July 22, 2017 @ 10:11 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km WNW of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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