A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 110.1 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 110.1 km, 168.8998° East, -18.8944° South. Unique identifier: us600040p1. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040p1. The temblor was detected at 22:20:03 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 11:20:03 / June 14, 2019 @ 11:20 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 82 km (51 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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