A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 150 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (93 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 20:42:24 / July 4, 2020 @ 8:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000akt9. Event ids that are associated: us7000akt9. Exact location of earthquake, 167.6059° East, -18.9166° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 20:42:24 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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