A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 103 km ENE of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea (64 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us7000cdai. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cdai. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.94 km (34 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 05:15:39 / November 6, 2020 @ 5:15 am. Exact location of event, longitude 146.6645 East, latitude -5.8036 South, depth = 53.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:15:39 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven 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.
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