A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 114 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 78.15 km (49 miles). Exact location, longitude 153.8816° East, latitude -5.0619° South, depth = 78.15 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:33:38 / 11:33 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000616k. Id of event: us7000616k. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/10/19 / 2019-10-21 01:33:38 / October 21, 2019 @ 1:33 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 114 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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