A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 113 km NNW of Popondetta, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 147.8104° East, -7.8325° South, depth 83.45 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 02:33:07 / August 22, 2020 @ 2:33 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 83.45 km (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:33:07 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000be8h. Unique identifier: us7000be8h.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 113 km NNW of Popondetta, Papua New Guinea.
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