A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 152 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (94 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/10/19 / 2019-10-19 14:09:23 / October 19, 2019 @ 2:09 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:09:23 / 12:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.04 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 152.0949° East, latitude -5.725° South, depth = 54.04 km. Event id: us70005vzk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005vzk.
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 152 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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