A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:02:31 / 5:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b65k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b65k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.41 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 167.8354° East, -14.0608° South, depth 178.41 km. Global time and date of event 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 17:02:31 / July 23, 2020 @ 5:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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