A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 180 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (112 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/20 / 2020-08-08 04:51:20 / August 8, 2020 @ 4:51 am. Exact location of event, depth 134.66 km, 166.7389° East, -12.4492° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 134.66 km (84 miles). Unique identifier: us6000be2w. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000be2w. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:51:20 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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