A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 100 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (62 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000c65a. Event ids that are associated: us6000c65a. The temblor was picked up at 20:03:02 / 8:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 20:03:02 / September 30, 2020 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.7461° East, -17.0135° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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