A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea kilometers (0 miles) from New Guinea, Papua New Guinea. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:35:13 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/02/18 / 2018-02-25 20:35:13 / February 25, 2018 @ 8:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000dcxk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dcxk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.6639 East, latitude -6.4414 South, depth = 10 km.
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 Mount Hagen, Ialibu, Mendi. The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Mount Hagen (c. 33 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ialibu (c. 6 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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