A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (63 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 04:48:51 / December 9, 2019 @ 4:48 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60006t7g. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006t7g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.89 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:48:51 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.0585 East, latitude -5.6422 South, depth = 56.89 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 101 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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