A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 208.28 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 14:32:52 / November 24, 2019 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:32:52 / 1:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 208.28 km, 168.4257° East, -17.238° South. Unique identifier: us70006eiz. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006eiz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port-Vila. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 55 km NNE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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