A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km N of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea (96 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000fray. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000fray. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/06/18 / 2018-06-24 03:25:52 / June 24, 2018 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:25:52 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 141.1636° East, -4.7265° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 154 km N of Kiunga, Papua New Guinea.
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