A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km ESE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (72 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 148.2154° East, -2.4817° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/20 / 2020-06-22 09:51:21 / June 22, 2020 @ 9:51 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:51:21 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000agde. Id of event: us6000agde.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 116 km ESE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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