A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 58 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (36 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008e7j. Unique identifier: us60008e7j. The temblor was detected at 19:22:41 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 144.83 km, 149.1482° East, -5.8666° South. Global time and date of event 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 09:22:41 / March 12, 2020 @ 9:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.83 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 58 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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