A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cqjw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqjw. The epicenter was at a depth of 134.03 km (83 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:50:56 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 169.0543 East, latitude -18.827 South, depth = 134.03 km. Global time and date of event 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 12:50:56 / December 12, 2020 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 82 km NNW of Isangel, Vanuatu. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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