A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:26:03 / 3:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 03:26:03 / July 9, 2020 @ 3:26 am. Exact location of event, depth 105.47 km, 142.6057° East, -4.0864° South. Event id: us7000aphy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aphy. The epicenter was at a depth of 105.47 km (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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