A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 97 km NNW of Madang, Papua New Guinea (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 145.4327° East, -4.4265° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 06:35:24 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h2sz. Unique identifier: us1000h2sz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 20:35:24 / September 19, 2018 @ 8:35 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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