A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 122 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (76 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 12:52:52 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 02:52:52 / September 30, 2019 @ 2:52 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 151.4186° East, -5.0602° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005sku. Id of event: us70005sku. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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