A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Lorengau in Papua New Guinea. Exact location of earthquake, 147.5248° East, -2.8208° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007upc. Id of event: us70007upc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:55:38 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 06:55:38 / February 22, 2020 @ 6:55 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lorengau. The epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Lorengau (c. 5 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km SSE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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