A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Vanuatu region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:40:48 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/01/21 / 2021-01-15 00:40:48 / January 15, 2021 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 625.83 km (389 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2fa. Id of event: us7000d2fa. Exact location of event, depth 625.83 km, 171.1628° East, -14.0512° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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