A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 120 km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea (75 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:32:22 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600062xq. Unique identifier: us600062xq. Exact location, longitude 147.2917° East, latitude -5.6738° South, depth = 174.26 km. 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 174.26 km (108 miles). Global time and date of event 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 17:32:22 / October 25, 2019 @ 5:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 120 km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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