A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 117 km WNW of Madang, Papua New Guinea (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 17:04:28 / December 2, 2020 @ 5:04 pm. The temblor was detected at 17:04:28 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cn2v. Unique identifier: us7000cn2v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 94.52 km (59 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 144.7974 East, latitude -4.8394 South, depth = 94.52 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 117 km WNW of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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