A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 166 km NNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea (103 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:44:41 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cqfd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqfd. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 14:44:41 / November 16, 2020 @ 2:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 155.0143 East, latitude -4.8282 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 166 km NNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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