A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (103 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ckdq. Id of event: us7000ckdq. Exact location of earthquake, 167.1172° East, -12.4418° South, depth 215.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 215.9 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 17:06:53 / November 24, 2020 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:06:53 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
Questions or comments?
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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 165 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.