A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 92 kilometers (57 miles) from Lorengau in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009bkl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009bkl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 06:55:01 / May 7, 2020 @ 6:55 am. Exact location of event, longitude 147.2233 East, latitude -2.8599 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:55:01 / 4:55 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 92 km (57 miles) from Lorengau (c. 5 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lorengau (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km S of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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