A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (103 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.4585° East, -18.9892° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d63p. Event ids that are associated: us6000d63p. Global time and date of event 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 23:37:25 / December 25, 2020 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:37:25 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 165 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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