A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 165 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (103 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 151.6299° East, -5.7142° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/18 / 2018-03-29 21:41:25 / March 29, 2018 @ 9:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:41:25 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dvid. Unique identifier: us2000dvid.
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 thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 165 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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