A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 112 kilometers (70 miles) from Mendi in Papua New Guinea on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ddv0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ddv0. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 19:07:26 / March 7, 2018 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.7055° East, -6.546° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:07:26 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 112 km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea.
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