A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 162 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (101 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 151.5951° East, -5.7245° South, depth 48 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 13:23:51 / April 3, 2018 @ 1:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:23:51 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000ddm1. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ddm1.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days seventy-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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 162 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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