A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Kimbe in Papua New Guinea on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 01:50:47 / November 26, 2020 @ 1:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude 150.1875 East, latitude -4.9801 South, depth = 339.01 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cjvc. Event ids that are associated: us7000cjvc. The temblor was picked up at 01:50:47 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 339.01 km (211 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kimbe. The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 63 km N of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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