A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 83 km WNW of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea (52 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.56 km (3 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:52:03 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009jqc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009jqc. 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: 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 17:52:03 / May 11, 2020 @ 5:52 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 151.7585 East, latitude -3.3413 South, depth = 4.56 km.
Every 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 nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 83 km WNW of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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