A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 108 km NW of Madang, Papua New Guinea (67 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:23:39 / 2:23 am (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 62.89 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/12/20 / 2020-12-03 02:23:39 / December 3, 2020 @ 2:23 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cmce. Unique identifier: us7000cmce. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 145.0102 East, latitude -4.6273 South, depth = 62.89 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 108 km NW of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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