A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 174 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (108 miles). Exact location of event, depth 82.78 km, 166.6026° East, -12.6128° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/01/16 / 2016-01-01 02:37:00 / January 1, 2016 @ 2:37 am. The temblor was reported at 13:37:00 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 82.78 km (51 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004any. Event ids that are associated: us10004any.
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 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 quakes in the world.
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