A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 142.5437° East, -5.8439° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us700037n4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700037n4. The temblor was reported at 17:50:25 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 07:50:25 / April 9, 2019 @ 7:50 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 83 km WSW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea.
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