A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Angoram in Papua New Guinea. The epicenter was at a depth of 118.98 km (74 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aawu. Unique identifier: us7000aawu. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:22:08 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 143.5144 East, latitude -4.1575 South, depth = 118.98 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: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 03:22:08 / June 18, 2020 @ 3:22 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Wewak (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wewak.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km W of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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