A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 129 km S of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea (80 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.9545 East, latitude -3.7384 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000d9ms. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d9ms. The temblor was picked up at 10:17:53 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/18 / 2018-03-20 00:17:53 / March 20, 2018 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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