A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 112 km S of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). Unique identifier: us1000erln. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000erln. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 12/06/18 / 2018-06-12 13:12:00 / June 12, 2018 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, 141.1194° East, -3.6737° South. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:12:00 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km S of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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