A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Vanuatu (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ag6m. Id of event: us7000ag6m. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:17:31 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 169.7655° East, latitude -20.3599° South, depth = 112.22 km. Global time and date of event 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 20:17:31 / July 1, 2020 @ 8:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 112.22 km (70 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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