A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was detected at 18:01:36 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 142.8534° East, -5.6159° South, depth 56.31 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/19 / 2019-09-24 08:01:36 / September 24, 2019 @ 8:01 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 56.31 km (35 miles). Event id: us60005mmz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60005mmz.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tari (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km WSW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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