A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km NNE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (78 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.4687 East, latitude -5.6296 South, depth = 165.01 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 11:09:35 / June 11, 2017 @ 11:09 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 165.01 km (103 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:09:35 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009n0j. Event ids that are associated: us20009n0j.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 126 km NNE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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