A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (69 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 16:41:03 / December 9, 2019 @ 4:41 pm. Exact location of event, depth 186.37 km, 147.6309° East, -5.6267° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60006t81. Event ids that are associated: us60006t81. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 186.37 km (116 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:41:03 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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.
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