A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 80 km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (50 miles). Global time and date of event 15/09/18 / 2018-09-15 09:31:08 / September 15, 2018 @ 9:31 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hiaa. Unique identifier: us2000hiaa. The temblor was picked up at 19:31:08 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude 155.3534° East, latitude -7.0367° South, depth = 35 km. 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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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