A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 122 km WNW of Sola, Vanuatu (76 miles). Event id: us10008i97. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008i97. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:21:32 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.5373 East, latitude -13.3869 South, depth = 20.37 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.37 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 02:21:32 / April 17, 2017 @ 2:21 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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