A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 135 km ENE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 16:45:33 / November 9, 2020 @ 4:45 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000ccjd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ccjd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 218.5 km (136 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:45:33 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 153.3409° East, -3.7532° South, depth 218.5 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 135 km ENE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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