A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Vanuatu (0 miles) on Monday. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 18:17:28 / March 1, 2021 @ 6:17 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg0h. Id of event: us7000dg0h. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:17:28 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.2836° East, -17.5112° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five 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 earthquakes in the world each year.
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