A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 137 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (85 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bnv2. Unique identifier: us2000bnv2. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:05:15 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 10:05:15 / November 5, 2017 @ 10:05 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.37 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 152.3293° East, -5.5949° South, depth 42.37 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 137 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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