A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 79 km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (49 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000d3r1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3r1. The temblor was picked up at 16:29:07 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 119.02 km, 167.8136° East, -14.9981° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 119.02 km (74 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 16:29:07 / January 19, 2021 @ 4:29 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 79 km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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