A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 00:42:49 / April 30, 2017 @ 12:42 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:42:49 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 153.7355° East, -5.8217° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008pr3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008pr3.
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 one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: New Ireland region, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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