A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 182 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (113 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.02 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ad5x. Unique identifier: us2000ad5x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 26.02 km, 151.6727° East, -6.1714° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:05:08 / 6:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 20:05:08 / August 25, 2017 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 182 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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