A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (60 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us1000d36b. Event ids that are associated: us1000d36b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 399.06 km (248 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 20:37:55 / March 11, 2018 @ 8:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 154.6372° East, latitude -6.116° South, depth = 399.06 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:37:55 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 96 km WNW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.