A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 206 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (128 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.61 km (44 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cf50. Unique identifier: us7000cf50. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:41:39 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 153.8973° East, latitude -5.3396° South, depth = 70.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 02:41:39 / November 15, 2020 @ 2:41 am.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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