A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 113 km SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:37:27 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.78 km (27 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cbx9. Id of event: us7000cbx9. Exact location of earthquake, 152.9689° East, -5.0925° South, depth 42.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 20:37:27 / November 7, 2020 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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