A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Vanuatu region (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 594.21 km (369 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 04:51:26 / March 21, 2020 @ 4:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:51:26 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70008h12. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008h12. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.397 East, latitude -14.6882 South, depth = 594.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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