A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (42 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g1e. Id of event: us70009g1e. The epicenter was at a depth of 174.78 km (109 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:46:01 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.5176 East, latitude -4.4819 South, depth = 174.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 04:46:01 / May 7, 2020 @ 4:46 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 68 km SE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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