A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 107 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005sl9. Unique identifier: us70005sl9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:38:23 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 151.6144 East, latitude -5.0788 South, depth = 6.67 km. Global time and date of event 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 13:38:23 / September 30, 2019 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.67 km (4 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 107 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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