A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 108 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (67 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 151.6711° East, -5.1329° South, depth 147.87 km. The temblor was reported at 22:44:25 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005hty. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005hty. The epicenter was at a depth of 147.87 km (92 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/19 / 2019-09-09 12:44:25 / September 9, 2019 @ 12:44 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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