A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The temblor was detected at 14:46:47 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/19 / 2019-10-07 03:46:47 / October 7, 2019 @ 3:46 am. Exact location of event, depth 113.52 km, 169.4605° East, -19.9941° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005rhy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005rhy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.52 km (71 miles).
The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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