A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km S of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (80 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/19 / 2019-12-16 00:32:25 / December 16, 2019 @ 12:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.1711 East, latitude -18.8894 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60006ryj. Event ids that are associated: us60006ryj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:32:25 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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