A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (77 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2u8. Id of event: us6000b2u8. Exact location of event, longitude 153.2171 East, latitude -4.95 South, depth = 28.52 km. Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 23:29:38 / July 17, 2020 @ 11:29 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:29:38 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.52 km (18 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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