A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 101 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (63 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cm41. Event ids that are associated: us7000cm41. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 14:30:04 / December 2, 2020 @ 2:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 147.5427° East, -5.6953° South, depth 188.34 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:30:04 / 2:30 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 188.34 km (117 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 101 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
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