A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km SSW of Kulumadau, Papua New Guinea (88 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 152.1722 East, latitude -10.2199 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000jimr. Event ids that are associated: us1000jimr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 13:37:31 / March 10, 2019 @ 1:37 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:37:31 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 142 km SSW of Kulumadau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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