A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 131 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (81 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.625 East, latitude -5.4396 South, depth = 139.48 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009dyt. Id of event: us70009dyt. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 08:14:05 / May 11, 2020 @ 8:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:14:05 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 139.48 km (87 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 131 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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