A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 144 km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (89 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:16:51 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 16:16:51 / September 19, 2016 @ 4:16 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 150.5273° East, -7.0788° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006ttr. Event ids that are associated: us10006ttr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km SE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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