A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 171 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (106 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 167.1221° East, -12.3844° South, depth 239.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:27:37 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 239.22 km (149 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 21:27:37 / January 7, 2021 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000d6kk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6kk.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 171 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu.
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