A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (99 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/20 / 2020-09-28 20:13:15 / September 28, 2020 @ 8:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 20:13:15 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 128.8 km (80 miles). Exact location, longitude 154.3105° East, latitude -5.483° South, depth = 128.8 km. Unique identifier: us6000c2bg. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2bg.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 159 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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