A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (88 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.23 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 13:33:07 / March 6, 2018 @ 1:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 169.7463° East, -20.7556° South, depth 75.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:33:07 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000d4r2. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4r2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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