A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 75 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (47 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:54:24 / 10:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a10g. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a10g. Exact location of event, depth 89 km, 147.6914° East, -5.9393° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 12:54:24 / May 28, 2020 @ 12:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 89 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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