A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 121 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (75 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:21:56 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.4419 East, latitude -5.0774 South, depth = 159.81 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000i1z8. Unique identifier: us1000i1z8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 159.81 km (99 miles). Global time and date of event 28/11/18 / 2018-11-28 23:21:56 / November 28, 2018 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 121 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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