A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 152 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (94 miles). Event id: us10007ads. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ads. Exact location of earthquake, 154.1414° East, -5.2813° South, depth 153.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:20:50 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 04:20:50 / November 19, 2016 @ 4:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.07 km (95 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 152 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
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