A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Norsup in Vanuatu on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 23:57:20 / July 7, 2020 @ 11:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.64 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:57:20 / 11:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 167.4922° East, -15.829° South, depth 26.64 km. Event id: us7000aned. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aned.
Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville, Lakatoro. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km NNE of Norsup, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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