A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Angoram in Papua New Guinea. Unique identifier: us1000dbb8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dbb8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 109.64 km, 144.216° East, -4.7918° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 109.64 km (68 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:50:03 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 06:50:03 / March 30, 2018 @ 6:50 am.
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Wabag (c. 4 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wabag (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km SSE of Angoram, Papua New Guinea.
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