A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 172.4463° East, -20.8111° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 10:03:22 / December 12, 2020 @ 10:03 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crmc. Unique identifier: us7000crmc. The temblor was detected at 10:03:22 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: Vanuatu region.
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