A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 145 km NE of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea (90 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 06:38:46 / November 22, 2020 @ 6:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude 151.8355 East, latitude -1.7737 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 06:38:46 / 6:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000csj3. Unique identifier: us6000csj3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 145 km NE of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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