A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 193 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (120 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000g18l. Event ids that are associated: us2000g18l. The temblor was detected at 02:31:58 / 2:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/18 / 2018-07-03 15:31:58 / July 3, 2018 @ 3:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 166.6795° East, latitude -12.3604° South, depth = 147.29 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147.29 km (92 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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