A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 149.4263 East, latitude -6.2757 South, depth = 35 km. Event id: us7000api5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000api5. The temblor was picked up at 06:39:16 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 06:39:16 / July 9, 2020 @ 6:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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.
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