A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 66 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (41 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.84 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:32:23 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/15 / 2015-12-31 22:32:23 / December 31, 2015 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 147.7076° East, latitude -6.0183° South, depth = 47.84 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bv4. Id of event: us10004bv4. 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
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