A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Isangel in Vanuatu on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 04:41:35 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 04:41:35 / November 26, 2020 @ 4:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude 169.1388 East, latitude -20.037 South, depth = 77.57 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cl6q. Event ids that are associated: us7000cl6q. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 77.57 km (48 miles).
Close country/countries, Vanuatu (c. 222 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Isangel (c. 1 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Isangel (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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