A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Vanuatu (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.4456° East, -18.9175° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6eh. Id of event: us6000d6eh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 06:25:36 / December 27, 2020 @ 6:25 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:25:36 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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