A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Vanuatu kilometers (0 miles) from Vanuatu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 249.07 km (155 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 16:28:37 / November 5, 2020 @ 4:28 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000ccwa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ccwa. The temblor was reported at 16:28:37 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 169.5331° East, -18.9802° South, depth 249.07 km.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel. Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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