A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea (89 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/11/17 / 2017-11-25 20:03:24 / November 25, 2017 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.3725 East, latitude -5.6241 South, depth = 113.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 113.27 km (70 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000bucx. Event ids that are associated: us2000bucx. The temblor was detected at 06:03:24 / 6:03 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 144 km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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