A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 21.43 km, 169.8001° East, -19.6852° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.43 km (13 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:03:52 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005x5a. Event ids that are associated: us70005x5a. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 14:03:52 / October 22, 2019 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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