A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 178 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (111 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 146.604° East, latitude -3.4896° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009p0x. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009p0x. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/17 / 2017-06-16 21:10:01 / June 16, 2017 @ 9:10 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:10:01 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 178 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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