A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 182 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (113 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 02/03/21 / 2021-03-02 16:27:32 / March 2, 2021 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:27:32 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000dg2d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg2d. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 397.86 km (247 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 event, longitude 154.1508 East, latitude -5.342 South, depth = 397.86 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 182 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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