A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 193 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (120 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 166.9895° East, -12.2223° South, depth 207.45 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:31:32 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqht. Unique identifier: us2000bqht. Global time and date of event 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 14:31:32 / November 10, 2017 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 207.45 km (129 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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