A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (82 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 01:42:29 / May 10, 2020 @ 1:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 151.1987 East, latitude -6.1068 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 11:42:29 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009gtq. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009gtq.
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 fourteen and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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