A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 136 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (85 miles). Event id: us6000bagy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bagy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 141.67 km (88 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:15:39 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 151.2695° East, latitude -5.0559° South, depth = 141.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 02:15:39 / August 2, 2020 @ 2:15 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 136 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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