A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Id of earthquake: us7000dejx. Event ids that are associated: us7000dejx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.6113 East, latitude -17.6217 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 09:41:08 / March 1, 2021 @ 9:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:41:08 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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