A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 65 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (40 miles). Unique identifier: us1000i1z4. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i1z4. Exact location of event, depth 69.76 km, 147.8795° East, -6.0063° South. Global time and date of event 28/11/18 / 2018-11-28 19:20:30 / November 28, 2018 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.76 km (43 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:20:30 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
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