A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Exact location of earthquake, 169.4542° East, -19.1128° South, depth 226.96 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d6hi. Id of event: us1000d6hi. 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: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 13:09:13 / March 11, 2018 @ 1:09 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 226.96 km (141 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:09:13 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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