A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 148 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (92 miles). Exact location, longitude 151.6068° East, latitude -5.5174° South, depth = 53.13 km. Event id: us1000daty. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000daty. Global time and date of event 24/03/18 / 2018-03-24 14:15:18 / March 24, 2018 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.13 km (33 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:15:18 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 148 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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