A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 126 km ENE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (78 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 22:36:22 / August 29, 2020 @ 10:36 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000bh35. Event ids that are associated: us7000bh35. Exact location, longitude 148.2746° East, latitude -1.4987° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 22:36:22 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 126 km ENE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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