A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 47 km W of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:58:25 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 96.83 km, 142.3985° East, -4.1349° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 96.83 km (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 20:58:25 / December 19, 2020 @ 8:58 pm. Unique identifier: us7000csj5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000csj5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km W of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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