A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km NNE of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea (47 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 16:22:42 / April 19, 2016 @ 4:22 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:22:42 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005dqf. Unique identifier: us10005dqf. Exact location of earthquake, 152.6095° East, -3.0031° South, depth 10 km.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 75 km NNE of Namatanai, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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