A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 09:48:55 / December 14, 2020 @ 9:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 172.2323 East, latitude -20.6898 South, depth = 39.46 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqyj. Unique identifier: us7000cqyj. The temblor was reported at 09:48:55 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.46 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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