A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 43 km NNE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (27 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:01:17 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003wd7. Event ids that are associated: us70003wd7. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 29/05/19 / 2019-05-29 18:01:17 / May 29, 2019 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 153.1234° East, -4.0843° South, depth 6.2 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 43 km NNE of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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