A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, near the north coast of Papua, Indonesia (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:51:51 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 55.9 km, 139.6652° East, -2.5342° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.9 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/18 / 2018-11-21 11:51:51 / November 21, 2018 @ 11:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000huwn. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000huwn.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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