A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 124 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (77 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.5651 East, latitude -5.6711 South, depth = 116.97 km. Event id: us7000akt8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000akt8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.97 km (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:00:27 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 20:00:27 / July 4, 2020 @ 8:00 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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 quakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 124 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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