A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Rabaul in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:33:57 / 12:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/06/20 / 2020-06-11 00:33:57 / June 11, 2020 @ 12:33 am. Event id: us6000ae5z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ae5z. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 151.374° East, latitude -3.9578° South, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rabaul (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop).
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 91 km WNW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.
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