A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 211 km WSW of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea (131 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 22:07:08 / March 3, 2020 @ 10:07 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:07:08 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.62 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60008b7a. Event ids that are associated: us60008b7a. Exact location, longitude 148.9723° East, latitude -3.1003° South, depth = 9.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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