A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 201 km NNW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (125 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 146.592 East, latitude -0.3464 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:16:57 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 01:16:57 / October 29, 2020 @ 1:16 am. Id of earthquake: us7000ca80. Event ids that are associated: us7000ca80. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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