A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 100 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cjy5. Unique identifier: us7000cjy5. The temblor was picked up at 04:42:35 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.03 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 04:42:35 / November 26, 2020 @ 4:42 am. Exact location of event, depth 30.03 km, 144.7679° East, -4.6386° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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