A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 121 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (75 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 147.3294 East, latitude -5.641 South, depth = 160.77 km. Global time and date of event 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 18:41:49 / October 2, 2019 @ 6:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 160.77 km (100 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005tea. Unique identifier: us70005tea. The temblor was reported at 04:41:49 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 121 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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