A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 175 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (109 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us70009fem. Event ids that are associated: us70009fem. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.3554 East, latitude -3.3196 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 15:11:25 / May 6, 2020 @ 3:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:11:25 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 175 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea.
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