A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.48 km (62 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 152.0527 East, latitude -4.9022 South, depth = 99.48 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c8if. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8if. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 03:37:08 / October 11, 2020 @ 3:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:37:08 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (41 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rabaul, Kokopo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 66 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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