A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 47 km SSW of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (29 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d41v. Id of event: us1000d41v. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/18 / 2018-03-13 21:23:58 / March 13, 2018 @ 9:23 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 143.9682° East, -4.4786° South, depth 96.39 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.39 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:23:58 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter).
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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km SSW of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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