A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 00:58:55 / February 26, 2018 @ 12:58 am. Event id: us2000dd2k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dd2k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.9365° East, -5.8871° South. The temblor was reported at 10:58:55 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mendi, Tari (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 54 km SSW of Porgera, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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