A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 183 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (114 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 93.54 km (58 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 06:34:47 / February 5, 2017 @ 6:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 170.1501 East, latitude -20.9807 South, depth = 93.54 km. Unique identifier: us20008kgv. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008kgv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:34:47 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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