A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 157 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu (98 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:57:06 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000i70v. Event ids that are associated: us2000i70v. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 14:57:06 / November 5, 2018 @ 2:57 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 169.9875 East, latitude -20.7976 South, depth = 120.93 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 120.93 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 157 km SSE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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