A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (83 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:11:31 / 6:11 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700097qz. Id of event: us700097qz. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 20:11:31 / April 27, 2020 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 154.3331 East, latitude -6.6946 South, depth = 10 km.
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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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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