A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 100 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (62 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:46:07 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cn37. Unique identifier: us7000cn37. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.2 km (37 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 153.1618° East, -4.5023° South, depth 60.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 23:46:07 / December 2, 2020 @ 11:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 100 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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