A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 187 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (116 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:37:33 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 153.8212 East, latitude -5.9803 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 18:37:33 / November 18, 2020 @ 6:37 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cquq. Unique identifier: us6000cquq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 187 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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