A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 109 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (68 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 08:03:52 / February 14, 2021 @ 8:03 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.4642° East, -17.1751° South. Id of earthquake: us6000djeu. Event ids that are associated: us6000djeu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:03:52 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 109 km NW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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