A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Kimbe in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.08 km (76 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:54:28 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 22:54:28 / November 11, 2020 @ 10:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 150.3358 East, latitude -5.5746 South, depth = 122.08 km. Unique identifier: us7000cdku. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cdku.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (13 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimbe (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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