A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Vanuatu region (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:28:01 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 638.66 km (397 miles). Event id: us20008iyr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008iyr. Exact location, longitude 170.4697° East, latitude -13.657° South, depth = 638.66 km. Global time and date of event 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 18:28:01 / January 28, 2017 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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