A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 180 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (112 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 03:44:03 / September 3, 2020 @ 3:44 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 256.23 km (159 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bk8j. Unique identifier: us7000bk8j. Exact location of earthquake, 167.1898° East, -12.281° South, depth 256.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:03 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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