A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 142 km NNW of Madang, Papua New Guinea (88 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us20004h3n. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004h3n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/12/15 / 2015-12-10 22:33:05 / December 10, 2015 @ 10:33 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.4082 East, latitude -3.9918 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 08:33:05 / 8:33 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 142 km NNW of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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