A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Ialibu in Papua New Guinea. Event id: us2000dcxb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dcxb. The temblor was picked up at 05:10:41 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 19:10:41 / February 25, 2018 @ 7:10 pm. The earthquake was roughly 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 earthquake, 143.7629° East, -6.6371° South, depth 10 km.
The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Ialibu (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mendi, Ialibu.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 46 km SSW of Ialibu, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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