A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 161 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (100 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:05:49 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.5503 East, latitude -5.9179 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ckl3. Event ids that are associated: us7000ckl3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 10:05:49 / November 28, 2020 @ 10:05 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 161 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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