A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 67 km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea (42 miles). Unique identifier: us20008jnc. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008jnc. Exact location of event, depth 60.37 km, 152.9364° East, -5.0654° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 60.37 km (38 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 22:03:28 / January 30, 2017 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:03:28 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 67 km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
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