A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 44 km E of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (27 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a403. Unique identifier: us2000a403. The temblor was detected at 10:48:51 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 143.2397° East, -4.2928° South, depth 109.25 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 00:48:51 / July 29, 2017 @ 12:48 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 109.25 km (68 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km E of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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