A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km SSE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (70 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cl94. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cl94. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 30/11/20 / 2020-11-30 19:14:15 / November 30, 2020 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:14:15 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 147.8341° East, -2.8877° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 113 km SSE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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