A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 90 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (56 miles). Unique identifier: us6000acxq. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000acxq. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:02:59 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 69.13 km (43 miles). Exact location, longitude 148.7313° East, latitude -6.1094° South, depth = 69.13 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/06/20 / 2020-06-09 14:02:59 / June 9, 2020 @ 2:02 pm.
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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
Did you feel anything?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 90 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.
Leave a Reply