A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 176 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (109 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:30:36 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 03:30:36 / October 22, 2020 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000c70f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c70f. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 153.1193° East, -5.6922° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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. Every 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 176 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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