A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 22:22:07 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us6000cpmt. Id of event: us6000cpmt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.773° East, -14.9364° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 22:22:07 / November 17, 2020 @ 10:22 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 76 km E of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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