A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 144 km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (89 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:54:25 / 6:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 150.6282° East, latitude -6.9623° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/04/18 / 2018-04-10 20:54:25 / April 10, 2018 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dxs1. Unique identifier: us2000dxs1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 144 km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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