A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 159 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (99 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 21:44:48 / March 29, 2018 @ 9:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:44:48 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 151.5692° East, -5.7204° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dvie. Id of event: us2000dvie.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 159 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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