A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 110 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (68 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.13 km (26 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:47:46 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 144.8713° East, -4.6561° South, depth 42.13 km. Global time and date of event 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 03:47:46 / November 26, 2020 @ 3:47 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cjxn. Unique identifier: us7000cjxn.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 110 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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