A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 108 km ENE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (67 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:15:00 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000adfx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000adfx. Exact location of event, longitude 148.1055 East, latitude -1.517 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 06:15:00 / August 27, 2017 @ 6:15 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 108 km ENE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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