A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 132 km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea (82 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 17:51:12 / October 14, 2019 @ 5:51 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005x6i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005x6i. The temblor was detected at 03:51:12 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 188.92 km (117 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 147.2782° East, -5.557° South, depth 188.92 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 132 km NNE of Lae, Papua New Guinea.
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