A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Kimbe in Papua New Guinea. Id of earthquake: us60004wvg. Event ids that are associated: us60004wvg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 23:04:17 / July 28, 2019 @ 11:04 pm. Exact location of event, depth 130.67 km, 150.2609° East, -5.5108° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:04:17 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.67 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kimbe (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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