A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (89 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 169.6353° East, latitude -20.8032° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 03:44:37 / March 19, 2020 @ 3:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:44:37 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008bze. Id of event: us70008bze.
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 fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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