A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 197 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (122 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 151.9466 East, latitude -6.1064 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:38:37 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). 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: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 21:38:37 / April 11, 2017 @ 9:38 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008inw. Id of event: us10008inw.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 197 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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