A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 110 km WSW of Sola, Vanuatu (68 miles). Global time and date of event 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 17:52:32 / April 7, 2016 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 166.5555° East, latitude -14.1086° South, depth = 33.78 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:52:32 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.78 km (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005g6k. Unique identifier: us20005g6k.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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