A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Lakatoro in Vanuatu on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 167.8551° East, latitude -16.2597° South, depth = 179.06 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 179.06 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70006bkz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006bkz. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/19 / 2019-11-15 00:05:31 / November 15, 2019 @ 12:05 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:05:31 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakatoro.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km ESE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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