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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 112 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu

Earthquake location -20.2419S, 170.0643WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 112 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 170.0643° East, -20.2419° South, depth 96.86 km. Event id: us6000dej6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dej6. The temblor was reported at 23:49:02 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.86 km (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 23:49:02 / February 4, 2021 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 112 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 170.0643° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.2419° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 112 km SE of Isangel, Vanuatu Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-04 23:49:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-05 00:10:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 354 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 18.225 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 102 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dej6 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dej6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dej6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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