A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 110 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (68 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 01:12:10 / June 14, 2019 @ 1:12 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:12:10 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600040jn. Unique identifier: us600040jn. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.1 km (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.6501 East, latitude -5.2547 South, depth = 49.1 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 110 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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