A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 160 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (99 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aktc. Unique identifier: us7000aktc. The temblor was reported at 23:46:04 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 72.92 km (45 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 23:46:04 / July 4, 2020 @ 11:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 166.5457° East, -12.81° South, depth 72.92 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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