A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (12 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 145.35 km (90 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:20:49 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 12:20:49 / June 4, 2017 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009ljb. Id of event: us20009ljb. Exact location of event, longitude 149.3839 East, latitude -6.3015 South, depth = 145.35 km. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 20 km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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