A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 182 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (113 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008dnt. Event ids that are associated: us10008dnt. Global time and date of event 31/03/17 / 2017-03-31 21:55:18 / March 31, 2017 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 25.01 km, 145.5637° East, -3.391° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.01 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:55:18 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 182 km ENE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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