A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 108 km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (67 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009br2. Id of event: us70009br2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 03:02:39 / May 2, 2020 @ 3:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 66.44 km (41 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:02:39 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 153.5111 East, latitude -5.3193 South, depth = 66.44 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 108 km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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