A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 97 km NW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea (60 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004b95. Event ids that are associated: us10004b95. 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 11.33 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:23:15 / 7:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/15 / 2015-12-24 21:23:15 / December 24, 2015 @ 9:23 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.33 km, 151.4841° East, -3.6508° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km NW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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