A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 56 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (35 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cprt. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cprt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:23:31 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 148.2008 East, latitude -6.1917 South, depth = 97.06 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97.06 km (60 miles). Global time and date of event 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 10:23:31 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:23 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 56 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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