A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 110 kilometers (68 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 05:21:13 / 5:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/19 / 2019-07-06 19:21:13 / July 6, 2019 @ 7:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70004lkj. Event ids that are associated: us70004lkj. Exact location of earthquake, 142.5109° East, -6.1939° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 110 km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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