A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Vanuatu (0 miles). Event id: us10008rt7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008rt7. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:47:41 / 5:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 166.5544° East, latitude -14.1444° South, depth = 125.12 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 17:47:41 / May 6, 2017 @ 5:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 125.12 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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