A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.45 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006eim. Id of event: us70006eim. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/19 / 2019-11-24 07:36:41 / November 24, 2019 @ 7:36 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 18:36:41 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 166.8141° East, -13.6481° South, depth 77.45 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola. Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km WNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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