A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 16:01:37 / January 7, 2018 @ 4:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 64.28 km (40 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 151.762 East, latitude -4.8497 South, depth = 64.28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cla0. Unique identifier: us2000cla0. The temblor was picked up at 02:01:37 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rabaul, Kokopo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 78 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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