A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (74 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ddsh. Id of event: us1000ddsh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 142.2 km (88 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:56:05 / 12:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 14:56:05 / March 26, 2018 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 151.5219° East, -5.1391° South, depth 142.2 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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