A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. Unique identifier: us7000ce98. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ce98. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 149.03 km, 169.1234° East, -19.283° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 149.03 km (93 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:12:41 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 10:12:41 / November 9, 2020 @ 10:12 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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