A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 162 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (101 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/09/17 / 2017-09-20 22:36:07 / September 20, 2017 @ 10:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:36:07 / 8:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 148.002° East, -5.1396° South. Id of earthquake: us2000as6n. Event ids that are associated: us2000as6n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 162 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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