A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (58 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 148.5215° East, latitude -6.0561° South, depth = 79.36 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 79.36 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 01:45:48 / April 1, 2017 @ 1:45 am. The temblor was detected at 11:45:48 / 11:45 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008fe8. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008fe8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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