A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 184 km N of Sola, Vanuatu (114 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:13:20 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 259.37 km, 167.2485° East, -12.238° South. Unique identifier: us7000cdrq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cdrq. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 11:13:20 / November 12, 2020 @ 11:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 259.37 km (161 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 184 km N of Sola, Vanuatu.
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