A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Luganville in Vanuatu. 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: us70005wsf. Unique identifier: us70005wsf. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 16:23:24 / October 21, 2019 @ 4:23 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 180.03 km (112 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:23:24 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 168.0022° East, -15.5066° South, depth 180.03 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakatoro, Luganville (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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