A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km SSW of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (42 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 01:51:43 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.38 km (61 miles). Event id: us6000a5zl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a5zl. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/20 / 2020-05-28 01:51:43 / May 28, 2020 @ 1:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 143.7495° East, latitude -4.5958° South, depth = 97.38 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km SSW of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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