A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Popondetta in Papua New Guinea. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ass7. Unique identifier: us7000ass7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 02:02:30 / July 22, 2020 @ 2:02 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:02:30 / 2:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 91.78 km (57 miles). Exact location, longitude 147.8844° East, latitude -8.0124° South, depth = 91.78 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Popondetta (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Popondetta (c. 28 200 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 91 km NNW of Popondetta, Papua New Guinea.
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