A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Kandrian in Papua New Guinea. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 06:10:50 / November 22, 2018 @ 6:10 am UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:10:50 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.54 km (24 miles). 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: us1000hxhm. Unique identifier: us1000hxhm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.169 East, latitude -6.213 South, depth = 38.54 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimbe (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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