A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, 168.9132° East, -19.5638° South, depth 36.09 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:59:06 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.09 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cf2g. Event ids that are associated: us7000cf2g. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 20:59:06 / November 14, 2020 @ 8:59 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km W of Isangel, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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