A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 142 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (88 miles). 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 13:34:53 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c82m. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c82m. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 229.05 km (142 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 229.05 km, 167.2065° East, -12.6354° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 13:34:53 / October 27, 2020 @ 1:34 pm.
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 eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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