A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 119 km S of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (74 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:50:03 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007cx5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007cx5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 48.57 km, 149.6009° East, -7.3005° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/11/16 / 2016-11-28 11:50:03 / November 28, 2016 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.57 km (30 miles).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 119 km S of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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