A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 150 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (93 miles). Exact location of event, depth 95.17 km, 153.5999° East, -4.5954° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95.17 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000c4u3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c4u3. The temblor was detected at 13:31:41 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 13:31:41 / September 29, 2020 @ 1:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 150 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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