A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 145 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (90 miles). 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: 21/09/20 / 2020-09-21 01:39:33 / September 21, 2020 @ 1:39 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:39:33 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 152.3741° East, -5.6561° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c14d. Unique identifier: us6000c14d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 145 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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