A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 193 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (120 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:04:24 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us60003rrg. Ids that are associated to the event: us60003rrg. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 151.7249° East, -6.2864° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 11:04:24 / May 18, 2019 @ 11:04 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 193 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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