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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Wabag in Papua New Guinea

Earthquake location -5.0069S, 144.0059WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Wabag in Papua New Guinea on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.05 km (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 144.0059 East, latitude -5.0069 South, depth = 91.05 km. Id of earthquake: us1000jjc1. Event ids that are associated: us1000jjc1. The temblor was reported at 23:10:38 / 11:10 pm (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 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 13:10:38 / March 11, 2019 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wabag (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (39 miles) from Wabag (c. 4 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 62 km NNE of Wabag, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 144.0059° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -5.0069° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km NNE of Wabag, Papua New Guinea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-11 13:10:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-20 19:18:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.121 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jjc1 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jjc1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jjc1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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