A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 160 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (99 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us10003mz8. Event ids that are associated: us10003mz8. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.2974° East, -3.0903° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 00:45:54 / September 30, 2015 @ 12:45 am. The temblor was reported at 10:45:54 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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