A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 198 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (123 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 23:22:25 / February 4, 2016 @ 11:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:22:25 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004yzj. Unique identifier: us20004yzj. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.07 km (19 miles). Exact location of event, depth 31.07 km, 146.0295° East, -3.3139° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 198 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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