A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km NNW of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (70 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us600040c5. Event ids that are associated: us600040c5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/19 / 2019-06-06 21:50:50 / June 6, 2019 @ 9:50 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 146.6078° East, latitude -8.5955° South, depth = 9.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.22 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:50:50 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days two 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 112 km NNW of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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