A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 188 km NW of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea (117 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/20 / 2020-04-26 12:22:06 / April 26, 2020 @ 12:22 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 149.7505° East, -1.239° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:22:06 / 10:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us700097p2. Unique identifier: us700097p2.
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 four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 188 km NW of Kavieng, Papua New Guinea.
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