A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (111 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 06:18:01 / January 22, 2021 @ 6:18 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcy1. Unique identifier: us6000dcy1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.02 km (129 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:18:01 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.1771 East, latitude -12.2935 South, depth = 207.02 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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