A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea (81 miles) on Friday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:42:53 / 4:42 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009g1w. Event ids that are associated: us70009g1w. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 208.33 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 147.1481° East, -5.5519° South, depth 208.33 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 18:42:53 / May 7, 2020 @ 6:42 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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