A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0jv. Unique identifier: us2000e0jv. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:27:15 / 10:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 11:27:15 / April 15, 2018 @ 11:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 169.2343° East, -18.9935° South, depth 203.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 203.07 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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