A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Tari in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c835. Unique identifier: us7000c835. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 49.71 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 22:56:13 / October 27, 2020 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 142.1833 East, latitude -5.5222 South, depth = 49.71 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:56:13 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 91 km WNW of Tari, Papua New Guinea.
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