A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km SW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (35 miles) on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:02:47 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.38 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 149.1405° East, -6.5265° South, depth 38.38 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7ry. Unique identifier: us7000c7ry. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 22:02:47 / October 29, 2020 @ 10:02 pm.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km SW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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