A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 133 km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (83 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 03:38:20 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.3647 East, latitude -7.0918 South, depth = 83.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/20 / 2020-11-24 03:38:20 / November 24, 2020 @ 3:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.52 km (52 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000ckdc. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ckdc.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 133 km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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