A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 207 km SSE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (129 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/18 / 2018-07-09 13:01:38 / July 9, 2018 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 153.4276° East, latitude -6.2978° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:01:38 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g43u. Unique identifier: us2000g43u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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