A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 127 km W of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:04:57 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 165.908 East, latitude -15.2418 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000b3gy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3gy. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/20 / 2020-07-19 15:04:57 / July 19, 2020 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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