A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 145 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (90 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3i1. Id of event: us6000b3i1. 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: 20/07/20 / 2020-07-20 15:20:02 / July 20, 2020 @ 3:20 pm. The temblor was detected at 15:20:02 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 153.5802 East, latitude -4.3792 South, depth = 102.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.31 km (64 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 145 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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