A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 145 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (90 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jbw4. Id of event: us2000jbw4. The temblor was detected at 04:29:23 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/01/19 / 2019-01-17 18:29:23 / January 17, 2019 @ 6:29 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.3452° East, -2.9503° South. 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 twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 145 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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