A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Mendi in Papua New Guinea. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 143.212° East, latitude -6.2282° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us1000hycy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hycy. The temblor was picked up at 21:03:45 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/18 / 2018-11-26 11:03:45 / November 26, 2018 @ 11:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Mendi (c. 26 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Ialibu (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ialibu, Mendi, Tari.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 48 km W of Mendi, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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