A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 207 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu (129 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:18:18 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 152 km, 170.5993° East, -20.9464° South. Id of earthquake: us7000d0xn. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0xn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 16:18:18 / January 17, 2021 @ 4:18 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 152 km (94 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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