A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 298 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (185 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.71 km (29 miles). 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: 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 23:16:23 / July 17, 2020 @ 11:16 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:16:23 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2u7. Id of event: us6000b2u7. Exact location of event, longitude 152.176 East, latitude -7.3143 South, depth = 46.71 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 298 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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