A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 88 kilometers (55 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 250.75 km (156 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/19 / 2019-02-11 02:35:25 / February 11, 2019 @ 2:35 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:35:25 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 250.75 km, 169.3604° East, -18.7592° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000jg6l. Unique identifier: us2000jg6l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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