A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km NNE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (87 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000i623. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000i623. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:53:05 / 9:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 23:53:05 / October 29, 2018 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 253.36 km (157 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 150.7723° East, -4.4504° South, depth 253.36 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 140 km NNE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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