A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:32:44 / 2:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d1ea. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d1ea. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/21 / 2021-01-10 02:32:44 / January 10, 2021 @ 2:32 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.6033 East, latitude -19.8883 South, depth = 35 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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