A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 101 km ENE of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/18 / 2018-02-27 08:53:11 / February 27, 2018 @ 8:53 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.0825 East, latitude -5.6687 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us1000d1gp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d1gp. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:53:11 / 6:53 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 101 km ENE of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea.
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