A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Kandrian in Papua New Guinea. Exact location of event, longitude 149.4113 East, latitude -5.6386 South, depth = 165.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:33:05 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/18 / 2018-04-28 16:33:05 / April 28, 2018 @ 4:33 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 165.94 km (103 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dxtk. Unique identifier: us1000dxtk.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimbe. Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 65 km NNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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