A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 114 km WSW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 282.94 km, 151.1814° East, -4.4964° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007v64. Unique identifier: us70007v64. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:55:44 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 282.94 km (176 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 10:55:44 / February 23, 2020 @ 10:55 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 114 km WSW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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