A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 150 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (93 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 03:03:23 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bf59. Id of event: us7000bf59. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/20 / 2020-08-31 03:03:23 / August 31, 2020 @ 3:03 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 151.4959° East, -5.5782° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 150 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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