A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 193 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (120 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:56:40 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.48 km (13 miles). Exact location of event, depth 21.48 km, 153.7991° East, -5.1852° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 04:56:40 / July 22, 2020 @ 4:56 am. Event id: us6000b5x0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5x0.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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. 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: 193 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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