A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Lakatoro in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 142.44 km, 167.9555° East, -15.8288° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.44 km (89 miles). Event id: us7000cehk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cehk. Global time and date of event 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 14:10:35 / November 10, 2020 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:10:35 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville, Lakatoro (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 65 km ENE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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