A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 110 km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea (68 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008x4h. Event ids that are associated: us10008x4h. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:54:27 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 147.2124° East, -5.7468° South, depth 67.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 23:54:27 / May 26, 2017 @ 11:54 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 67.23 km (42 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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