A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 120 km E of Taron, Papua New Guinea (75 miles). Id of earthquake: us60008g8k. Event ids that are associated: us60008g8k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 362.03 km (225 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:09:36 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 23:09:36 / March 15, 2020 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 154.1128° East, latitude -4.3622° South, depth = 362.03 km.
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 twenty-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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 120 km E of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
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