A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea (0 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000d6ef. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6ef. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.83 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:27:47 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.3839 East, latitude -4.8266 South, depth = 47.83 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 11:27:47 / December 27, 2020 @ 11:27 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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