A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 131 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea (81 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 194.05 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/06/19 / 2019-06-30 08:56:27 / June 30, 2019 @ 8:56 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:56:27 / 6:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 147.1882° East, latitude -5.547° South, depth = 194.05 km. Id of earthquake: us700047mp. Event ids that are associated: us700047mp.
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 four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 131 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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