A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Vanuatu region (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 174.1853° East, latitude -21.6076° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:51:29 / 7:51 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 19:51:29 / February 12, 2021 @ 7:51 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dh5s. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dh5s.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three 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.
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