A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 113 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 233.92 km, 146.8109° East, -5.3823° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:34:26 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 233.92 km (145 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/19 / 2019-11-16 02:34:26 / November 16, 2019 @ 2:34 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us700068pq. Unique identifier: us700068pq.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 113 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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