A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 119 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (74 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hajz. Id of event: us1000hajz. Exact location of earthquake, 152.4506° East, -5.4121° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/10/18 / 2018-10-04 19:12:21 / October 4, 2018 @ 7:12 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:12:21 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-three 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 119 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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