A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 126 km W of Isangel, Vanuatu (78 miles). Global time and date of event 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 09:13:50 / February 15, 2021 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.0736 East, latitude -19.5098 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:13:50 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhs0. Unique identifier: us6000dhs0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 126 km W of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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