A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 156 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (97 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d63i. Event ids that are associated: us6000d63i. Global time and date of event 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 21:25:17 / December 25, 2020 @ 9:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 167.6088° East, latitude -18.9753° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:25:17 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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