A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 83 km NNE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (52 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.186 East, latitude -5.9139 South, depth = 85.5 km. Id of earthquake: us70005rz2. Event ids that are associated: us70005rz2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:43:35 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/19 / 2019-09-25 20:43:35 / September 25, 2019 @ 8:43 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 85.5 km (53 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NNE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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