A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km NW of Sola, Vanuatu (74 miles) on Monday. Event id: us7000degw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000degw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 71.31 km (44 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:29:51 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 166.6717 East, latitude -13.2303 South, depth = 71.31 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 03:29:51 / March 1, 2021 @ 3:29 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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