A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Mendi in Papua New Guinea. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dcyy. Unique identifier: us2000dcyy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 19:27:29 / February 25, 2018 @ 7:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:27:29 / 5:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 143.0893° East, latitude -6.5459° South, depth = 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendi, Tari.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and four, in the last 10 days two hundred and four, in the past 30 days two hundred and four and in the last 365 days two hundred and five 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km WSW of Mendi, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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