A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km SSW of Isangel, Vanuatu (73 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 05:26:55 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 168.8121° East, latitude -20.5261° South, depth = 28.57 km. Event id: us10004g4v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g4v. Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 18:26:55 / January 21, 2016 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.57 km (18 miles).
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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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