A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (79 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, 167.1912° East, -17.3268° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:22:25 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 10:22:25 / February 17, 2021 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000dkes. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkes.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 127 km WNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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