A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 135 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (84 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.67 km (61 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 04:27:41 / November 21, 2020 @ 4:27 am. Exact location, longitude 166.8469° East, latitude -12.8629° South, depth = 98.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000cr56. Event ids that are associated: us6000cr56. The temblor was reported at 04:27:41 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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