A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 97 kilometers (60 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us70007t1l. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007t1l. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 17:43:21 / February 12, 2020 @ 5:43 pm. Exact location, longitude 168.1681° East, latitude -14.5216° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:43:21 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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