A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (65 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.11 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 150.9903° East, -5.9851° South, depth 45.11 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:25:44 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008x3j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008x3j. Global time and date of event 26/05/17 / 2017-05-26 02:25:44 / May 26, 2017 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 105 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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