A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Kandrian in Papua New Guinea. Exact location of event, depth 123.78 km, 149.4095° East, -5.6687° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 123.78 km (77 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/19 / 2019-05-28 22:43:15 / May 28, 2019 @ 10:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:43:15 / 8:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003wb5. Unique identifier: us70003wb5.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimbe (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km NNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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