A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Finschhafen in Papua New Guinea. Exact location of event, longitude 147.7216 East, latitude -6.4017 South, depth = 43.65 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:26:45 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmnc. Unique identifier: us7000cmnc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.65 km (27 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 14:26:45 / November 29, 2020 @ 2:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lae.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 22 km NW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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