A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 94 km ENE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (58 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 58.19 km (36 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:51:06 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 58.19 km, 148.6486° East, -6.2646° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004lq8. Unique identifier: us70004lq8. Global time and date of event 16/07/19 / 2019-07-16 19:51:06 / July 16, 2019 @ 7:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 94 km ENE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
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