A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 114 km S of Ialibu, Papua New Guinea (71 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 143.9722° East, latitude -7.3147° South, depth = 20.3 km. Global time and date of event 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 12:26:01 / December 25, 2019 @ 12:26 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.3 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 22:26:01 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006qy2. Unique identifier: us70006qy2.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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