A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea. Exact location of earthquake, 154.921° East, -5.9605° South, depth 173.09 km. The temblor was detected at 02:20:49 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000agq4. Event ids that are associated: us7000agq4. The epicenter was at a depth of 173.09 km (108 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 02:20:49 / June 26, 2020 @ 2:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arawa. Close country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 73 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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