A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 116 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (72 miles). 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 54.17 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000445u. Event ids that are associated: us6000445u. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:14:32 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 10:14:32 / June 21, 2019 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 152.0502° East, latitude -5.385° South, depth = 54.17 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 116 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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