A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c92v. Id of event: us7000c92v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 168.2957° East, -18.0766° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:17:01 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 22:17:01 / November 1, 2020 @ 10:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 37 km S of Port-Vila, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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