A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (82 miles) on Monday. Event id: us20009j82. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009j82. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 14:22:34 / May 28, 2017 @ 2:22 pm. Exact location of event, depth 166.13 km, 151.2803° East, -5.0302° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 166.13 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 00:22:34 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 132 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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