A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 181 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (112 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 153.7269 East, latitude -5.0833 South, depth = 45.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 05:52:40 / November 5, 2020 @ 5:52 am. The temblor was reported at 05:52:40 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000caq3. Unique identifier: us7000caq3. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.6 km (28 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 181 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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