A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 121 km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 176.85 km (110 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/09/19 / 2019-09-22 23:24:19 / September 22, 2019 @ 11:24 pm. Unique identifier: us70005nyr. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005nyr. The temblor was reported at 09:24:19 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 154.5195 East, latitude -5.797 South, depth = 176.85 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 121 km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea.
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