A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 107 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (66 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jcl. Id of event: us10006jcl. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:32:08 / 12:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 14:32:08 / August 28, 2016 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 70.51 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.11 East, latitude -5.6027 South, depth = 70.51 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 107 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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