A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 111 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu (69 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:21:47 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 168.0835° East, latitude -14.8382° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 00:21:47 / December 2, 2020 @ 12:21 am. Id of earthquake: us7000cn25. Event ids that are associated: us7000cn25. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 111 km ENE of Port-Olry, Vanuatu.
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