A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 185 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (115 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 47.4 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 151.7411° East, -6.0492° South, depth 47.4 km. Id of earthquake: us1000apnz. Event ids that are associated: us1000apnz. The temblor was detected at 06:52:08 / 6:52 am (local time epicenter). 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: 03/10/17 / 2017-10-03 20:52:08 / October 3, 2017 @ 8:52 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 185 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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