A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:09:19 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 631.54 km, 171.118° East, -14.1794° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 631.54 km (392 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 04:09:19 / January 15, 2021 @ 4:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d2fh. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d2fh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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