A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 100 km E of Samarai, Papua New Guinea (62 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:20:56 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 151.5815° East, -10.5614° South. Event id: us700046tl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700046tl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 16:20:56 / June 22, 2019 @ 4:20 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 100 km E of Samarai, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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