A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 166 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (103 miles). Event id: us10003lap. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003lap. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 22:50:32 / September 21, 2015 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 151.5537 East, latitude -6.0627 South, depth = 10.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.7 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:50:32 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 166 km ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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