A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 08:19:34 / November 29, 2020 @ 8:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 178.09 km, 167.4503° East, -14.4119° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 178.09 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000ckt8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckt8. The temblor was detected at 08:19:34 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sola (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km S of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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