A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km SSE of Wau, Papua New Guinea (58 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/18 / 2018-02-27 00:41:01 / February 27, 2018 @ 12:41 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.71 km (81 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d1g6. Event ids that are associated: us1000d1g6. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:41:01 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.9421 East, latitude -8.148 South, depth = 130.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 93 km SSE of Wau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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