A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 118 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:35:57 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/10/16 / 2016-10-24 02:35:57 / October 24, 2016 @ 2:35 am. Id of earthquake: us100072p5. Event ids that are associated: us100072p5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.81 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 40.81 km, 151.1716° East, -5.8275° South.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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