A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 113 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). Event id: us70009aj2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009aj2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 154.465° East, -6.4147° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:06:03 / 12:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 02:06:03 / April 30, 2020 @ 2:06 am.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 113 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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