A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 09:19:45 / November 4, 2020 @ 9:19 am UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:19:45 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000ccij. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ccij. The epicenter was at a depth of 126.07 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 154.8438° East, latitude -6.2006° South, depth = 126.07 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arawa. Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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. 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: 72 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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