A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 122 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (76 miles). Exact location, longitude 151.2168° East, latitude -5.2707° South, depth = 106.46 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hyeu. Id of event: us1000hyeu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/18 / 2018-11-27 23:46:28 / November 27, 2018 @ 11:46 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:46:28 / 9:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 106.46 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 122 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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