A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 174 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (108 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:31:16 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 71.39 km, 153.666° East, -5.0629° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.39 km (44 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000ab1n. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ab1n. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 11:31:16 / June 25, 2020 @ 11:31 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 174 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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