A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 7 km SSE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (4 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 147.9062° East, -6.6638° South, depth 44.4 km. Unique identifier: us100098a7. Ids that are associated to the event: us100098a7. Global time and date of event 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 01:34:46 / July 9, 2017 @ 1:34 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 44.4 km (28 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:34:46 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km SSE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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