A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 03:20:07 / February 18, 2021 @ 3:20 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:20:07 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dkp7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkp7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 168.0413° East, -17.6122° South, depth 10 km.
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port-Vila. The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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