A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 114 km NE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (71 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.8124 East, latitude -4.763 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ds2t. Unique identifier: us1000ds2t. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:07:18 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/18 / 2018-04-20 02:07:18 / April 20, 2018 @ 2:07 am.
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 114 km NE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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