A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km SSW of Isangel, Vanuatu (81 miles) on Saturday. 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: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 00:44:55 / February 20, 2021 @ 12:44 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000ddjw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddjw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.8372 East, latitude -20.6446 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:44:55 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 130 km SSW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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