A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (39 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 09:57:46 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/06/20 / 2020-06-06 09:57:46 / June 6, 2020 @ 9:57 am. Unique identifier: us6000aan1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aan1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 69.01 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.9751 East, latitude -6.1773 South, depth = 69.01 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 63 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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