A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The epicenter was at a depth of 33.8 km (21 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 19:03:46 / May 13, 2020 @ 7:03 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:03:46 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009lln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009lln. Exact location of earthquake, 169.8409° East, -19.5049° South, depth 33.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 60 km (38 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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