A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:15:58 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 13:15:58 / December 11, 2020 @ 1:15 pm. 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, 172.6025° East, -20.7864° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000crkb. Id of event: us7000crkb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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