A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km WSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (79 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 151.2775° East, latitude -4.9447° South, depth = 147.79 km. Event id: us600052uw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600052uw. The temblor was picked up at 16:31:37 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 147.79 km (92 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 06:31:37 / August 2, 2019 @ 6:31 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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: 127 km WSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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