A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 123 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (76 miles). Unique identifier: us70005skx. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005skx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 151.641° East, latitude -5.2744° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:26:55 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 05:26:55 / September 30, 2019 @ 5:26 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 123 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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