A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Tari in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a68e. Id of event: us6000a68e. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:40:05 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/20 / 2020-06-04 23:40:05 / June 4, 2020 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.2865 East, latitude -6.1284 South, depth = 10 km.
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tari. The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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