A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8ih. Id of event: us6000c8ih. The temblor was picked up at 03:09:25 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 98.86 km (61 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 03:09:25 / October 11, 2020 @ 3:09 am. Exact location of event, longitude 167.1165 East, latitude -15.0002 South, depth = 98.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville. Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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