A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 96 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu (60 miles). Exact location of event, depth 237.62 km, 169.493° East, -18.7059° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 237.62 km (148 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000hx40. Event ids that are associated: us1000hx40. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/18 / 2018-11-20 16:43:32 / November 20, 2018 @ 4:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:43:32 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 96 km NNE of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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