A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Kimbe in Papua New Guinea. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cp76. Unique identifier: us7000cp76. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:45:41 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 173.05 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 03:45:41 / December 4, 2020 @ 3:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.7465 East, latitude -5.1061 South, depth = 173.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimbe (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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