A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 109 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/10/19 / 2019-10-02 13:50:15 / October 2, 2019 @ 1:50 pm. Exact location of event, depth 46.01 km, 151.5583° East, -5.0489° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.01 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:50:15 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005psw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005psw.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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