A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 178 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (111 miles) on Monday. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 146.6245° East, -3.4968° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:51:55 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a23w. Id of event: us2000a23w. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 00:51:55 / July 24, 2017 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 178 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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