A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 137 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 147.2222° East, latitude -5.5062° South, depth = 196.06 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006c1f. Unique identifier: us60006c1f. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 196.06 km (122 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:01:18 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 19:01:18 / November 8, 2019 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 137 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea.
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