A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bsxy. Unique identifier: us2000bsxy. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.41 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 13:16:38 / November 13, 2017 @ 1:16 pm. The temblor was reported at 00:16:38 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 168.7658° East, latitude -19.9423° South, depth = 25.41 km. 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). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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