A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 126 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (78 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 22:46:01 / January 11, 2017 @ 10:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:46:01 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 154.3586 East, latitude -6.1298 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vr6. Unique identifier: us10007vr6.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 fifteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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