A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 192 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (119 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:42:46 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bld5. Unique identifier: us7000bld5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 19:42:46 / September 10, 2020 @ 7:42 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 145.6799° East, -3.4376° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 192 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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