A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 184 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (114 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:12:05 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008kh5. Event ids that are associated: us20008kh5. Exact location of event, longitude 148.1158 East, latitude -4.9509 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 13:12:05 / February 5, 2017 @ 1:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 184 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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