A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 164 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (102 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.67 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005s21. Id of event: us70005s21. The temblor was reported at 01:01:25 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 154.0268 East, latitude -6.0465 South, depth = 86.67 km. Global time and date of event 27/09/19 / 2019-09-27 15:01:25 / September 27, 2019 @ 3:01 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 164 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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