A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 160 km SE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (99 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:45:08 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ashy. Unique identifier: us7000ashy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 20:45:08 / July 14, 2020 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.2435 East, latitude -3.1106 South, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 160 km SE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea.
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