A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (63 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gea. Id of event: us20005gea. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 20:53:28 / April 2, 2016 @ 8:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:53:28 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 144.8804° East, -3.6279° South, depth 10 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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