A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (98 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.1354 East, latitude -12.5094 South, depth = 238.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 238.21 km (148 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:23:03 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cnu4. Unique identifier: us7000cnu4. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 14:23:03 / December 7, 2020 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 157 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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