A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 107 km SSE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:00:34 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 147.5739° East, -2.9487° South. Global time and date of event 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 00:00:34 / January 30, 2016 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wv8. Id of event: us20004wv8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km SSE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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