A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 184 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (114 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 21.14 km, 154.0544° East, -7.1843° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:25:15 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mqg. Id of event: us10003mqg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 20:25:15 / October 10, 2015 @ 8:25 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.14 km (13 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 184 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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