A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 202 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (126 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 00:10:26 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/07/19 / 2019-07-07 13:10:26 / July 7, 2019 @ 1:10 pm. Unique identifier: us70004mbv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004mbv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 166.116° East, -12.707° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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