A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, eastern New Guinea region, Papua New Guinea (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/07/19 / 2019-07-23 15:35:12 / July 23, 2019 @ 3:35 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:35:12 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004y1w. Id of event: us60004y1w. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.9241 East, latitude -7.0807 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: eastern New Guinea region, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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