A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 118 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (73 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:58:16 / 7:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cbg5. Id of event: us7000cbg5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.1867 East, latitude -5.7385 South, depth = 65.49 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 19:58:16 / November 3, 2020 @ 7:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.49 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 118 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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