A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 149 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (93 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:42:07 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.76 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 152.1019 East, latitude -5.6842 South, depth = 26.76 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bfb2. Event ids that are associated: us7000bfb2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 19:42:07 / August 25, 2020 @ 7:42 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 149 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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