A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 106 kilometers (66 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude 142.598 East, latitude -6.2193 South, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:13:59 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/06/19 / 2019-06-09 15:13:59 / June 9, 2019 @ 3:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us600040rh. Ids that are associated to the event: us600040rh.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari. Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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