A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 123 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (76 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:09:25 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 150.06 km (93 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/02/20 / 2020-02-20 19:09:25 / February 20, 2020 @ 7:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us600084pk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084pk. Exact location of earthquake, 147.5692° East, -5.5294° South, depth 150.06 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 123 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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