A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 90 km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (56 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.18 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.8505 East, latitude -6.8341 South, depth = 11.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:26:02 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000989p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000989p. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 22:26:02 / July 8, 2017 @ 10:26 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 90 km SW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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