A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (126 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000c4cl. Event ids that are associated: us6000c4cl. The temblor was reported at 22:04:04 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 22:04:04 / October 1, 2020 @ 10:04 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 145.5179 East, latitude -2.9515 South, depth = 10 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 202 km NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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