A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 224.15 km (139 miles). Unique identifier: us2000dwd4. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwd4. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:15 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 08:05:15 / April 8, 2018 @ 8:05 am. Exact location of event, longitude 169.1991 East, latitude -19.0077 South, depth = 224.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 61 km (38 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km N of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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