A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea (40 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/11/16 / 2016-11-10 22:53:18 / November 10, 2016 @ 10:53 pm. Id of earthquake: us100078ts. Event ids that are associated: us100078ts. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:53:18 / 8:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 153.1017° East, -5.0557° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
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