A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 106 km E of Taron, Papua New Guinea (66 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:00:29 / 10:00 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hk0s. Unique identifier: us2000hk0s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 00:00:29 / September 26, 2018 @ 12:00 am. Exact location, longitude 153.9933° East, latitude -4.4966° South, depth = 276.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 276.6 km (172 miles).
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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 106 km E of Taron, Papua New Guinea.
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