A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 97 km SSE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (60 miles). Exact location, longitude 148.2643° East, latitude -7.3952° South, depth = 100.87 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100.87 km (63 miles). Event id: us20009n20. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009n20. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 11:20:56 / June 12, 2017 @ 11:20 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:20:56 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 97 km SSE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
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