A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Exact location, longitude 167.4036° East, latitude -14.9536° South, depth = 124.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 22:24:42 / November 10, 2020 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:24:42 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 124.21 km (77 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ceht. Unique identifier: us7000ceht.
Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Luganville.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 36 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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