A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 70 kilometers (43 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 20:30:21 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000cea1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cea1. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 20:30:21 / November 9, 2020 @ 8:30 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 137.54 km (85 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 169.1693° East, latitude -18.9121° South, depth = 137.54 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel. Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 72 km (45 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 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 four and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 70 km N of Isangel, Vanuatu.
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