A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (81 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 154.8813° East, -7.3408° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000c8im. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8im. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 15:43:02 / October 11, 2020 @ 3:43 pm. The temblor was picked up at 15:43:02 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 131 km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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