A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km ENE of Norsup, Vanuatu (63 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us6000dcvk. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcvk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.77 km (90 miles). 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: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 17:49:17 / January 21, 2021 @ 5:49 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:49:17 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 144.77 km, 168.2235° East, -15.5929° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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