A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (68 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.39 km (28 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:09:04 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 153.2601 East, latitude -4.4712 South, depth = 44.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 23:09:04 / September 20, 2020 @ 11:09 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000c0mj. Event ids that are associated: us6000c0mj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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