A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 134 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (83 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h641. Unique identifier: us2000h641. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:11:39 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 07:11:39 / August 24, 2018 @ 7:11 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 133.28 km (83 miles). Exact location, longitude 151.2261° East, latitude -4.9948° South, depth = 133.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty 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 quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 134 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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