A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 142 km S of Kulumadau, Papua New Guinea (88 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 152.4651° East, -10.314° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:47:06 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/17 / 2017-09-11 03:47:06 / September 11, 2017 @ 3:47 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ar0i. Unique identifier: us2000ar0i.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 142 km S of Kulumadau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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