A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 148 km W of Norsup, Vanuatu (92 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 21:44:36 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 21:44:36 / February 20, 2021 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 166.0325° East, -16.2939° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000djrz. Id of event: us6000djrz.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 148 km W of Norsup, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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