A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 117 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:02:27 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.35 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076ph. Id of event: us100076ph. Exact location of earthquake, 154.5846° East, -6.8773° South, depth 13.35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 21:02:27 / November 4, 2016 @ 9:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 117 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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