A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 109 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (68 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/19 / 2019-07-22 15:17:16 / July 22, 2019 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 151.1106° East, -5.7626° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60004xgc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004xgc. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:17:16 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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