A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Namatanai in Papua New Guinea. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:53 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 14:10:53 / May 14, 2019 @ 2:10 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60003qlt. Unique identifier: us60003qlt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 152.5892 East, latitude -3.9755 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kokopo, Rabaul.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km SSE of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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