A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 06:06:57 / September 30, 2019 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.21 km (64 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:06:57 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 167.3579° East, latitude -15.0823° South, depth = 102.21 km. Event id: us70005sky. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005sky.
The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 33 km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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