A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (85 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us6000c03u. Event ids that are associated: us6000c03u. Global time and date of event 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 03:50:15 / September 18, 2020 @ 3:50 am UTC/GMT. 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 51.98 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 51.98 km, 151.335° East, -5.8664° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:50:15 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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