A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 101 km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:49:10 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 155.6554 East, latitude -7.216 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 13:49:10 / September 11, 2018 @ 1:49 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hh6b. Id of event: us2000hh6b.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 101 km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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