A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 171 km NNW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (106 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d6e6. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6e6. The temblor was reported at 05:43:50 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 05:43:50 / December 27, 2020 @ 5:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.5383 East, latitude -0.6677 South, depth = 10 km.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 171 km NNW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea.
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