A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (78 miles) on Thursday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:32:54 / 10:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.8078 East, latitude -6.4693 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2qq. Id of event: us6000d2qq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 22:32:54 / December 24, 2020 @ 10:32 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 125 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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