A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 130 km NNE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (81 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 183.17 km (114 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 148.4638° East, -5.5827° South, depth 183.17 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/11/19 / 2019-11-23 13:09:54 / November 23, 2019 @ 1:09 pm. Id of earthquake: us70006ehr. Event ids that are associated: us70006ehr. The temblor was detected at 23:09:54 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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