A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Madang in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 18:40:41 / September 30, 2019 @ 6:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 64.83 km (40 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:40:41 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005p0z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005p0z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.2805 East, latitude -5.4458 South, depth = 64.83 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Madang. Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Madang (c. 27 400 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km ESE of Madang, Papua New Guinea.
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