A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 99 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (62 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 109.22 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c3td. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3td. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 10:34:48 / 10:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 10:34:48 / October 1, 2020 @ 10:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 148.6576° East, -6.0867° South, depth 109.22 km.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 99 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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