A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 154 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (96 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 12:39:22 / October 10, 2015 @ 12:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:39:22 / 11:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 169.9879° East, latitude -20.7667° South, depth = 89.08 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89.08 km (55 miles). Unique identifier: us10003pp0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003pp0.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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