A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 89 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (55 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:47:45 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.77 km (53 miles). Event id: us10006sav. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sav. Exact location of event, longitude 147.9086 East, latitude -5.7917 South, depth = 84.77 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 10:47:45 / September 24, 2016 @ 10:47 am UTC/GMT. 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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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