A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 119 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (74 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 146.8342 East, latitude -3.0064 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 00:46:53 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000hgmy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgmy. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 14:46:53 / September 7, 2018 @ 2:46 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km SSW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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