A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.64 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:27:12 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700057ux. Unique identifier: us700057ux. Exact location of earthquake, 169.8166° East, -19.8187° South, depth 48.64 km. Global time and date of event 24/08/19 / 2019-08-24 15:27:12 / August 24, 2019 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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