A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 67 kilometers (42 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 22:22:02 / June 15, 2019 @ 10:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:22:02 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000449e. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000449e. Exact location of event, depth 214.42 km, 169.2488° East, -18.9439° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 214.42 km (133 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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