A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 117 km ENE of Samarai, Papua New Guinea (73 miles). Event id: us1000jjbh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjbh. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 03:04:03 / March 11, 2019 @ 3:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:04:03 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 151.607° East, latitude -10.1081° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 117 km ENE of Samarai, Papua New Guinea.
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