A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cpus. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpus. Global time and date of event 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 07:01:57 / December 7, 2020 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:57 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 169.4232° East, -18.728° South, depth 10 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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