A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Vanuatu kilometers (0 miles) from Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:19:14 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 13:19:14 / February 8, 2021 @ 1:19 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 121.72 km (76 miles). Exact location, longitude 167.4063° East, latitude -14.9414° South, depth = 121.72 km. Unique identifier: us6000dh3h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dh3h.
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville. Epicenter of the earthquake was 69 km (43 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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