A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 177 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (110 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 12:57:01 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aq7g. Id of event: us7000aq7g. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.1487 East, latitude -7.2102 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/07/20 / 2020-07-10 12:57:01 / July 10, 2020 @ 12:57 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 177 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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