A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 148 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (92 miles). Exact location of event, depth 92.8 km, 151.4579° East, -5.7902° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cpys. Id of event: us6000cpys. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 17:32:53 / November 18, 2020 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:32:53 / 5:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 92.8 km (58 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 148 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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