A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 172 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (107 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 167.5103° East, -19.0968° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d65d. Unique identifier: us6000d65d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:25:59 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 12:25:59 / December 26, 2020 @ 12:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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