A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km ENE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (66 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 22:56:25 / December 13, 2020 @ 10:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 153.1712 East, latitude -4.0084 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:56:25 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cruc. Id of event: us7000cruc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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