A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 181 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (112 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 146.2138° East, -3.2738° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:10:13 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006pcd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006pcd. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 05:10:13 / December 21, 2019 @ 5:10 am.
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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 181 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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