A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 167.1549° East, -13.2948° South, depth 182.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 182.42 km (113 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:04:50 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000c97j. Event ids that are associated: us7000c97j. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 09:04:50 / November 2, 2020 @ 9:04 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 77 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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