A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.6699 East, latitude -19.0217 South, depth = 253.72 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:34:23 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70009ag6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009ag6. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 18:34:23 / April 29, 2020 @ 6:34 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 253.72 km (158 miles).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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