A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 13 km SSW of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (8 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:58:08 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.8108 East, latitude -4.3527 South, depth = 86.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100096pu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096pu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.14 km (54 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 17:58:08 / June 27, 2017 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km SSW of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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