A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 188 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (117 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.0896° East, -3.2495° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ghb2. Unique identifier: us2000ghb2. The temblor was detected at 22:10:51 / 10:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/07/18 / 2018-07-25 12:10:51 / July 25, 2018 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 188 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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