A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 136 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (85 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.08 km (30 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:39:06 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 11:39:06 / November 21, 2020 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 153.3914 East, latitude -4.8512 South, depth = 48.08 km. Event id: us6000cr83. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cr83.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 136 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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