A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 134 km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea (83 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 454.36 km (282 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:38:43 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/09/15 / 2015-09-14 00:38:43 / September 14, 2015 @ 12:38 am. Event id: us20003p10. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003p10. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 154.4474 East, latitude -5.6821 South, depth = 454.36 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 134 km WNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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