A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (63 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 03:36:06 / 3:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 152.6479° East, latitude -5.1786° South, depth = 47.07 km. Global time and date of event 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 03:36:06 / September 13, 2020 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.07 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bpfc. Event ids that are associated: us7000bpfc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 101 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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