A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 197 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (122 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 399.64 km (248 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 154.0433° East, -4.4196° South, depth 399.64 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:53:10 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5b3. Unique identifier: us6000c5b3. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 22:53:10 / October 3, 2020 @ 10:53 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 197 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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