A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 173 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (107 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000ceim. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ceim. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:08:02 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 17:08:02 / November 13, 2020 @ 5:08 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.8786° East, -3.5541° South.
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 sixteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 173 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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