A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 104 km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea (65 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 14/06/19 / 2019-06-14 09:21:58 / June 14, 2019 @ 9:21 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:21:58 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.1898 East, latitude -5.8018 South, depth = 75.67 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.67 km (47 miles). Event id: us600043r1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600043r1.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 104 km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea.
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