A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Exact location of event, longitude 167.4647 East, latitude -14.8668 South, depth = 129.22 km. 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 129.22 km (80 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000asi4. Unique identifier: us7000asi4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 16:40:14 / July 14, 2020 @ 4:40 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:40:14 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 80 km (49 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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