A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 38 km SW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (24 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000arkr. Event ids that are associated: us2000arkr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 41.29 km, 149.2679° East, -6.4203° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.29 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 06:58:32 / September 1, 2017 @ 6:58 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:58:32 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km SW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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