A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 40 km ENE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (25 miles). Global time and date of event 11/03/18 / 2018-03-11 14:07:00 / March 11, 2018 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000d6hn. Event ids that are associated: us1000d6hn. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.83 km (29 miles). Exact location, longitude 153.3491° East, latitude -4.2825° South, depth = 46.83 km. The temblor was reported at 00:07:00 / 12:07 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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