A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 143 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (89 miles). Exact location, longitude 167.7332° East, latitude -18.9133° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d09p. Id of event: us7000d09p. The temblor was picked up at 10:50:08 / 10:50 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 10:50:08 / January 5, 2021 @ 10:50 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 143 km SSW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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