A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 78 km ESE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (48 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 153.6963° East, latitude -4.7144° South, depth = 91.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:39:02 / 4:39 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009xdy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xdy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91.17 km (57 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 18:39:02 / July 11, 2017 @ 6:39 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 78 km ESE of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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