A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 172 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (107 miles) on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:21:09 / 10:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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 time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 22:21:09 / November 14, 2020 @ 10:21 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 153.9298 East, latitude -6.4037 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cpv6. Id of event: us6000cpv6.
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 172 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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