A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (67 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 01:08:24 / July 14, 2020 @ 1:08 am. Id of earthquake: us7000asgq. Event ids that are associated: us7000asgq. The epicenter was at a depth of 139.68 km (87 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:08:24 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 154.6929 East, latitude -5.7399 South, depth = 139.68 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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