A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 182 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (113 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/16 / 2016-10-21 23:13:26 / October 21, 2016 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.6309 East, latitude -3.5506 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:13:26 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100072f1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072f1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 182 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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