A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 132 km SW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea (82 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:29:40 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 151.2263 East, latitude -4.9408 South, depth = 146.85 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/06/20 / 2020-06-10 21:29:40 / June 10, 2020 @ 9:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000adi3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000adi3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 146.85 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 132 km SW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea.
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