A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Norsup in Vanuatu. Exact location of earthquake, 167.7914° East, -15.652° South, depth 43.69 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:40:27 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43.69 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000cmle. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmle. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 13:40:27 / November 30, 2020 @ 1:40 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luganville, Lakatoro (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Luganville (c. 13 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Lakatoro (c. 700 pop). Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 62 km NE of Norsup, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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