A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 165 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (103 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 05:34:37 / September 13, 2020 @ 5:34 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100.73 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 153.7512 East, latitude -4.2328 South, depth = 100.73 km. The temblor was reported at 05:34:37 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bpfi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpfi.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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