A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Sola in Vanuatu. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 16:49:59 / November 30, 2020 @ 4:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 167.7875° East, -14.0916° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmlr. Unique identifier: us7000cmlr. The temblor was detected at 16:49:59 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 35 km (21 miles) from Sola (c. 1 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sola (min 5000 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SE of Sola, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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