A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 109 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (68 miles). Unique identifier: us70009939. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009939. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:17:27 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 152.373° East, -5.34° South, depth 40.95 km. Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 00:17:27 / May 3, 2020 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.95 km (25 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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