A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cfxk. Id of event: us7000cfxk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 01:19:35 / November 17, 2020 @ 1:19 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 167.6277 East, latitude -14.87 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:19:35 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville. Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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: 62 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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