A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 110 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (68 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:53:21 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 169.7996 East, latitude -20.4163 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 18:53:21 / December 25, 2020 @ 6:53 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000d309. Event ids that are associated: us6000d309.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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