A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported New Guinea, Papua New Guinea kilometers (0 miles) from New Guinea, Papua New Guinea on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 18:44:00 / February 25, 2018 @ 6:44 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dczv. Id of event: us2000dczv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:44:00 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 143.0795° East, -6.0169° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Wabag (c. 4 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wabag, Mendi, Tari (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and twelve, in the past 30 days two hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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