A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 113 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:30:53 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 23:30:53 / September 11, 2020 @ 11:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 153.2532° East, -4.6239° South, depth 65.01 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.01 km (40 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bm7e. Event ids that are associated: us7000bm7e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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