A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Vanuatu region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us200050m6. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050m6. The temblor was detected at 04:45:40 / 4:45 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 17:45:40 / February 16, 2016 @ 5:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 614.15 km (382 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 172.3839° East, -14.317° South, depth 614.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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