A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 154 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (96 miles). Exact location of event, depth 40.94 km, 153.4426° East, -5.0948° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.94 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 11:50:42 / September 8, 2020 @ 11:50 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000blvn. Unique identifier: us7000blvn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:50:42 / 11:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 154 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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