A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 117 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu (73 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000abb2. Unique identifier: us2000abb2. Global time and date of event 19/08/17 / 2017-08-19 11:36:06 / August 19, 2017 @ 11:36 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 89.4 km, 169.8081° East, -18.6191° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 89.4 km (56 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:36:06 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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