A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 108 kilometers (67 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dbqm. Unique identifier: us2000dbqm. The temblor was detected at 02:29:14 / 2:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 16:29:14 / March 3, 2018 @ 4:29 pm UTC/GMT. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.5411° East, -6.19° South.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tari (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (34 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km SW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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