A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 113 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:55:22 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 151.4821° East, -5.0151° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 02:55:22 / September 30, 2019 @ 2:55 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005skt. Id of event: us70005skt. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 113 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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