A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/06/17 / 2017-06-13 00:19:49 / June 13, 2017 @ 12:19 am. Exact location, longitude 151.6534° East, latitude -4.7514° South, depth = 143.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:19:49 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009m2j. Event ids that are associated: us20009m2j. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 143.51 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rabaul, Kokopo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km WSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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