A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Exact location of event, longitude 169.2249 East, latitude -18.7052 South, depth = 232.85 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 01:42:03 / January 19, 2020 @ 1:42 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 232.85 km (145 miles). Unique identifier: us60007k6m. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007k6m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:42:03 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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