A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 143 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (89 miles) on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dvk1. Id of event: us2000dvk1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.7022 East, latitude -5.519 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 23:24:48 / March 30, 2018 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:24:48 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 143 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.