A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 185 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (115 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 11:12:52 / January 21, 2020 @ 11:12 am. Event id: us60007lg1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007lg1. Exact location, longitude 167.0138° East, latitude -12.2904° South, depth = 211.29 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:12:52 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 211.29 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 185 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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