A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 98 kilometers (61 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Exact location of event, depth 161.13 km, 168.9799° East, -18.7036° South. The temblor was picked up at 07:13:01 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 161.13 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ct7. Unique identifier: us10007ct7. Global time and date of event 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 20:13:01 / November 27, 2016 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 99 km (61 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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