A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Madang in Papua New Guinea. Event id: us200059zx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200059zx. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:09:13 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 106.66 km (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 145.3152 East, latitude -4.6431 South, depth = 106.66 km. Global time and date of event 11/03/16 / 2016-03-11 19:09:13 / March 11, 2016 @ 7:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Madang (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Madang (c. 27 400 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 83 km NW of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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