A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, D’Entrecasteaux Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 153.174° East, -8.9662° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 01:28:12 / August 1, 2020 @ 1:28 am. The temblor was detected at 01:28:12 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000ba3r. Event ids that are associated: us6000ba3r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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