A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 108 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (67 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqsf. Unique identifier: us6000cqsf. Exact location of event, longitude 154.5074 East, latitude -6.4127 South, depth = 58.05 km. The temblor was reported at 12:25:55 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.05 km (36 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 12:25:55 / November 17, 2020 @ 12:25 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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 quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 108 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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