A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 140 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (87 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008tt8. Id of event: us20008tt8. The temblor was reported at 03:58:01 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 17:58:01 / March 15, 2017 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 52.56 km, 151.3235° East, -6.0192° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.56 km (33 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 140 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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