A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes New Britain region, Papua New Guinea (0 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/11/17 / 2017-11-09 08:09:12 / November 9, 2017 @ 8:09 am. Unique identifier: us2000bqfp. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqfp. The temblor was picked up at 08:09:12 / 8:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.01 km (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 151.2943° East, -5.7419° South, depth 67.01 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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