A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Lae in Papua New Guinea. Global time and date of event 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 14:46:25 / November 3, 2020 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000cbfz. Event ids that are associated: us7000cbfz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:46:25 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.83 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude 146.8185° East, latitude -6.096° South, depth = 57.83 km.
Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lae (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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