A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (91 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 17:28:26 / November 13, 2020 @ 5:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.7764° East, -3.2585° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:28:26 / 5:28 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: us7000cg74. Id of event: us7000cg74.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 146 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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