A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 41 km SSE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (25 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 147.989° East, -6.9568° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70003u02. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003u02. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/06/19 / 2019-06-01 00:08:45 / June 1, 2019 @ 12:08 am. The temblor was reported at 10:08:45 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter).
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 41 km SSE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
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