A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 31 km E of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 21:27:28 / May 29, 2018 @ 9:27 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:27:28 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 148.15° East, latitude -6.6526° South, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us1000egmj. Event ids that are associated: us1000egmj.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 31 km E of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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