A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (85 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/18 / 2018-11-26 04:42:54 / November 26, 2018 @ 4:42 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hycp. Unique identifier: us1000hycp. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:42:54 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 151.758 East, latitude -5.4805 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 136 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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