A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Vanuatu region (0 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 13:46:53 / July 30, 2017 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a44w. Id of event: us2000a44w. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 617.97 km (384 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:46:53 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 171.8002° East, latitude -14.3077° South, depth = 617.97 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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