A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km NW of Madang, Papua New Guinea (58 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.34 km (3 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:36:30 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.1422 East, latitude -4.6713 South, depth = 5.34 km. Event id: us7000cp7w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cp7w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 21:36:30 / December 4, 2020 @ 9:36 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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