A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 154 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (96 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:34:13 / 9:34 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4z7. Id of event: us6000d4z7. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/01/21 / 2021-01-02 09:34:13 / January 2, 2021 @ 9:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.6101° East, -18.9605° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 154 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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