A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 147 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (91 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.4614 East, latitude -5.7263 South, depth = 49.11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 16:48:38 / April 11, 2017 @ 4:48 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:48:38 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008gnm. Event ids that are associated: us10008gnm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 49.11 km (31 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 147 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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