A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 149 km NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (93 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a018. Unique identifier: us6000a018. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:23:15 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.1782 East, latitude -3.308 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 02:23:15 / May 19, 2020 @ 2:23 am.
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 occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 149 km NE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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