A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Port-Vila in Vanuatu on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 168.3836 East, latitude -17.9283 South, depth = 69.45 km. The temblor was detected at 18:17:45 / 6:17 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000c9ws. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9ws. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 18:17:45 / November 3, 2020 @ 6:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.45 km (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Port-Vila (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port-Vila (min 5000 pop).
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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