A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:00:03 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 04:00:03 / January 23, 2016 @ 4:00 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004va2. Unique identifier: us20004va2. Exact location, longitude 171.9854° East, latitude -13.5995° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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