A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 11:13:08 / September 3, 2017 @ 11:13 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.18 km (57 miles). Unique identifier: us2000ag6x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ag6x. Exact location, longitude 169.1339° East, latitude -19.1124° South, depth = 91.18 km. The temblor was reported at 22:13:08 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). The epicenter was 51 km (31 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 nine and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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