A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km NNW of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (75 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 555.52 km (345 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700035kk. Id of event: us700035kk. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:18:01 / 8:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 149.6313° East, -4.5856° South, depth 555.52 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/19 / 2019-04-13 22:18:01 / April 13, 2019 @ 10:18 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 120 km NNW of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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