A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 40.67 km, 168.7588° East, -19.5938° South. The temblor was picked up at 06:42:34 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.67 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ceup. Id of event: us7000ceup. Global time and date of event 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 06:42:34 / November 14, 2020 @ 6:42 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel. Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km W of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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