A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km SE of Sola, Vanuatu (68 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 85 km, 168.1172° East, -14.7032° South. Unique identifier: us1000j8v6. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000j8v6. The epicenter was at a depth of 85 km (53 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 17:09:59 / February 19, 2019 @ 5:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:09:59 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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