A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 120 km S of Isangel, Vanuatu (75 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2537 East, latitude -20.6427 South, depth = 24.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:29:08 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70006afs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006afs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.8 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/19 / 2019-11-12 09:29:08 / November 12, 2019 @ 9:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km S of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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