A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 168 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (104 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 12:36:11 / November 1, 2020 @ 12:36 pm. Event id: us7000cb8u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cb8u. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 154.0072° East, -5.9403° South. The temblor was detected at 12:36:11 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 168 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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