A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km SSE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (76 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us600052yw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600052yw. The temblor was reported at 19:16:10 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/19 / 2019-08-04 09:16:10 / August 4, 2019 @ 9:16 am. 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, 150.6311° East, -6.5518° South.
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km SSE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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