A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 141 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (88 miles). Global time and date of event 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 15:37:58 / October 15, 2019 @ 3:37 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:37:58 / 1:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 151.9533° East, latitude -5.595° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70005ucq. Event ids that are associated: us70005ucq.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 141 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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