A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Port-Olry in Vanuatu. Exact location of earthquake, 167.2615° East, -14.8207° South, depth 111.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 111.8 km (69 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:01:35 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000cktq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cktq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 09:01:35 / November 29, 2020 @ 9:01 am.
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola, Luganville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 109 km (68 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km NE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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