A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Kainantu in Papua New Guinea. Exact location of event, depth 101.08 km, 146.1302° East, -6.1158° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 101.08 km (63 miles). Unique identifier: us7000ccis. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ccis. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 12:58:47 / November 4, 2020 @ 12:58 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:58:47 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Goroka, Kainantu. Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Goroka (c. 18 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Kainantu (c. 8 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km ENE of Kainantu, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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