A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 133 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (83 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ae8s. Id of event: us6000ae8s. Exact location of event, longitude 150.8708 East, latitude -6.5132 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:31:59 / 7:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 07:31:59 / June 12, 2020 @ 7:31 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 133 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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