A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SSE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu (60 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us6000cs0w. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cs0w. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.61 km (16 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:58:22 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 07:58:22 / November 20, 2020 @ 7:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 167.8679° East, latitude -16.8607° South, depth = 25.61 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km SSE of Lakatoro, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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