A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 181 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (112 miles). Exact location, longitude 167.1325° East, latitude -12.2917° South, depth = 227.78 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000e03e. Unique identifier: us2000e03e. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/18 / 2018-04-14 04:33:52 / April 14, 2018 @ 4:33 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 227.78 km (142 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:33:52 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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