A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Kiunga in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was detected at 02:12:29 / 2:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 02:12:29 / November 15, 2020 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 123.59 km (77 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 141.5382° East, -5.3268° South, depth 123.59 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cf4m. Unique identifier: us7000cf4m.
Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Event epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Kiunga (c. 11 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kiunga (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km NNE of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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