A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 189 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (117 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:53:04 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 00:53:04 / October 22, 2018 @ 12:53 am. 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: us1000hfea. Unique identifier: us1000hfea. Exact location of earthquake, 151.7812° East, -6.0369° South, depth 35 km.
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 189 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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