A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (62 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 152.4559° East, -5.2374° South, depth 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:42:20 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/19 / 2019-04-15 17:42:20 / April 15, 2019 @ 5:42 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003bdt. Unique identifier: us70003bdt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-four 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 100 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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