A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 110 km NW of Isangel, Vanuatu (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 168.4111° East, -18.9831° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:24:11 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 18:24:11 / February 18, 2021 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000dkpx. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkpx.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 110 km NW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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