A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (45 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 74.92 km (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/09/15 / 2015-09-28 11:25:53 / September 28, 2015 @ 11:25 am. Exact location of earthquake, 147.6722° East, -5.9652° South, depth 74.92 km. The temblor was reported at 21:25:53 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003mi2. Event ids that are associated: us10003mi2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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