A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 208.93 km (130 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 22:12:13 / February 23, 2021 @ 10:12 pm. The temblor was picked up at 22:12:13 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkil. Unique identifier: us6000dkil. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.5408 East, latitude -14.5177 South, depth = 208.93 km.
The epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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