A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 138 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea (86 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 206.07 km (128 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/19 / 2019-01-25 01:41:17 / January 25, 2019 @ 1:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:41:17 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 147.0403 East, latitude -5.3615 South, depth = 206.07 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j8le. Id of event: us2000j8le.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 138 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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