A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Wabag in Papua New Guinea. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bbti. Id of event: us6000bbti. 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 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 12:13:05 / August 10, 2020 @ 12:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 143.5143 East, latitude -4.7616 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 12:13:05 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wabag. Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Wabag (c. 4 000 pop).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 83 km NNW of Wabag, Papua New Guinea.
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