A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 162 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (101 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 146.9558 East, latitude -3.4728 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cegu. Event ids that are associated: us7000cegu. The temblor was reported at 16:39:22 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 16:39:22 / November 13, 2020 @ 4:39 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 162 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea.
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