A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 182 km NE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (113 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005sgg. Id of event: us70005sgg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.4459 East, latitude -0.8727 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 05:49:51 / October 9, 2019 @ 5:49 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:49:51 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 182 km NE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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