A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 90 km SSE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (56 miles). Exact location of event, depth 116.43 km, 155.6538° East, -7.117° South. Id of earthquake: us10004r11. Event ids that are associated: us10004r11. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 00:23:17 / February 16, 2016 @ 12:23 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.43 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:23:17 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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