A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 135 km N of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (84 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 14:13:28 / June 27, 2017 @ 2:13 pm. Exact location of event, depth 518.17 km, 150.0707° East, -4.3255° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 518.17 km (322 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100096pp. Unique identifier: us100096pp. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:13:28 / 12:13 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 135 km N of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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