A 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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