A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 204 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu (127 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.5639 East, latitude -20.9309 South, depth = 193.19 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 20:45:08 / October 16, 2015 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:45:08 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003p8a. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003p8a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 193.19 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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