A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 104 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (65 miles). Global time and date of event 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 00:33:36 / March 1, 2021 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:33:36 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 167.459 East, latitude -17.2705 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000dg0t. Event ids that are associated: us7000dg0t. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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