A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 205 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (127 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 03:51:31 / December 7, 2020 @ 3:51 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000cpur. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpur. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:31 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.35 km (91 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.9881 East, latitude -5.2243 South, depth = 146.35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty 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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