A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, New Britain region, Papua New Guinea (0 miles). 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, longitude 151.5914 East, latitude -5.7515 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 22:14:50 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 22:14:50 / March 29, 2018 @ 10:14 pm. Unique identifier: us2000dvin. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvin.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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.
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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: New Britain region, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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