A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 178 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (111 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 03:28:19 / July 9, 2020 @ 3:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:28:19 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000api4. Unique identifier: us7000api4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 151.9211 East, latitude -5.9178 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 178 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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