A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Vanuatu kilometers (0 miles) from Vanuatu on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.7348 East, latitude -16.4115 South, depth = 31.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 22:23:19 / January 22, 2021 @ 10:23 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.05 km (19 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:23:19 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dcyi. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcyi.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakatoro.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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