A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Kimbe in Papua New Guinea on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 02:20:56 / November 19, 2020 @ 2:20 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000crni. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000crni. The temblor was picked up at 02:20:56 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 149.7112° East, latitude -5.3602° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimbe. Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 51 km WNW of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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