A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 163 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (101 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:04:27 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 02:04:27 / November 20, 2016 @ 2:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.4274 East, latitude -3.2379 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007arm. Id of event: us10007arm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 163 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea.
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