A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 218 km SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (135 miles). Exact location, longitude 153.542° East, latitude -5.8523° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000c9lj. Event ids that are associated: us7000c9lj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 05:24:33 / November 3, 2020 @ 5:24 am. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:24:33 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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