A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 110 km ENE of Isangel, Vanuatu (68 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 265.29 km (165 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:31:05 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 13:31:05 / January 3, 2021 @ 1:31 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.2011 East, latitude -19.0661 South, depth = 265.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d80y. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d80y.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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