A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 148 km SW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu (92 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:00:09 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.4644° East, -18.8061° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000crnq. Id of event: us6000crnq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 10:00:09 / November 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 148 km SW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu.
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