A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 118 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/21 / 2021-02-20 08:02:12 / February 20, 2021 @ 8:02 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:02:12 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000ddkf. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddkf. Exact location of event, longitude 167.2542 East, latitude -17.3877 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 118 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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