A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 99 km N of Kokoda, Papua New Guinea (62 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 95.49 km (59 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhng. Unique identifier: us6000bhng. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 18:50:40 / August 14, 2020 @ 6:50 pm. The temblor was detected at 18:50:40 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.5939 East, latitude -7.9897 South, depth = 95.49 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km N of Kokoda, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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