A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 130 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (81 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 13:09:41 / January 17, 2021 @ 1:09 pm. Unique identifier: us7000d3fm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3fm. The temblor was detected at 13:09:41 / 1:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 125.81 km (78 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 166.7843 East, latitude -12.9615 South, depth = 125.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 130 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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