A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. The temblor was reported at 21:20:03 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 194.99 km, 169.436° East, -19.0954° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 21:20:03 / December 1, 2020 @ 9:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.99 km (121 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cn1l. Event ids that are associated: us7000cn1l.
Country/countries that might be effected, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Isangel (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (33 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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