A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea. Unique identifier: us2000dcxl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcxl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 142.7994° East, latitude -6.1934° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 20:33:02 / February 25, 2018 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:33:02 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tari (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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