A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (45 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 10/11/20 / 2020-11-10 14:25:33 / November 10, 2020 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.15 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cehc. Unique identifier: us7000cehc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.6227 East, latitude -5.9404 South, depth = 45.15 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:25:33 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 72 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
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