A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 101 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu (63 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 195.65 km (122 miles). Global time and date of event 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 18:09:32 / August 21, 2017 @ 6:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 169.6909° East, latitude -18.7221° South, depth = 195.65 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aa96. Id of event: us2000aa96. The temblor was picked up at 05:09:32 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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