A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 139 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (86 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600043r3. Id of event: us600043r3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 09:35:09 / June 14, 2019 @ 9:35 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:35:09 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 153.7453 East, latitude -5.5057 South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 139 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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