A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 207 km ENE of Sola, Vanuatu (129 miles). Id of earthquake: us10005iw5. Event ids that are associated: us10005iw5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 636.5 km (396 miles). Exact location, longitude 169.1527° East, latitude -12.8531° South, depth = 636.5 km. The temblor was reported at 23:20:21 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/16 / 2016-05-14 12:20:21 / May 14, 2016 @ 12:20 pm.
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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