A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km SSW of Isangel, Vanuatu (73 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us6000dks6. Event ids that are associated: us6000dks6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 23:01:35 / February 19, 2021 @ 11:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8865 East, latitude -20.5382 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:01:35 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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