A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 207 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (129 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c7l6. Unique identifier: us6000c7l6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:47:54 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 153.6801° East, -5.8243° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 18:47:54 / October 11, 2020 @ 6:47 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 207 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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