A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Kandrian in Papua New Guinea on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.02 km (59 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 149.5109° East, -5.9564° South, depth 95.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us700069y2. Ids that are associated to the event: us700069y2. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/11/19 / 2019-11-11 13:59:01 / November 11, 2019 @ 1:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:59:01 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kimbe (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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