A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 98 km ENE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu (61 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 183.08 km (114 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007j7e. Event ids that are associated: us60007j7e. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/20 / 2020-01-16 19:15:42 / January 16, 2020 @ 7:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:15:42 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 168.2714° East, latitude -15.7913° South, depth = 183.08 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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