A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. Event id: us1000i45t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i45t. The temblor was reported at 12:38:39 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 01:38:39 / December 2, 2018 @ 1:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude 167.4961 East, latitude -14.1782 South, depth = 201.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 201.1 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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