A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 103 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (64 miles). Exact location, longitude 154.5529° East, latitude -6.3936° South, depth = 12.64 km. Event id: us6000aevj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000aevj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.64 km (8 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:07 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/20 / 2020-06-14 11:30:07 / June 14, 2020 @ 11:30 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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