A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 133 km NW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea (83 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us2000adfz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adfz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 07:38:40 / August 27, 2017 @ 7:38 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 181.89 km (113 miles). Exact location, longitude 154.7691° East, latitude -5.285° South, depth = 181.89 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:38:40 / 6:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 133 km NW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea.
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