A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 142 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (88 miles). Exact location, longitude 151.7477° East, latitude -5.5345° South, depth = 19.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dwzd. Unique identifier: us2000dwzd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.82 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 23:13:49 / April 1, 2018 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:13:49 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 142 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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