A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 185 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (115 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.2724° East, -3.3794° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:48:45 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). 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: us7000bgk2. Unique identifier: us7000bgk2. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 07:48:45 / August 28, 2020 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT.
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 two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 185 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea.
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