A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (65 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 16:34:01 / October 11, 2020 @ 4:34 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000c8j6. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8j6. Exact location, longitude 155.0284° East, latitude -7.1509° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:34:01 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 105 km SSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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