A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 41 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (25 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 149.2983° East, -5.9359° South, depth 168.25 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 00:48:03 / August 31, 2018 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:48:03 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 168.25 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hae5. Id of event: us2000hae5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 41 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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