A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 115 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 147.3102° East, -5.7149° South, depth 152.88 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:45:28 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 23:45:28 / October 27, 2019 @ 11:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us600063sh. Event ids that are associated: us600063sh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 152.88 km (95 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 115 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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