A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 80 kilometers (50 miles) from Madang in Papua New Guinea on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003ien. Id of event: us70003ien. The temblor was detected at 02:00:58 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.25 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/19 / 2019-04-28 16:00:58 / April 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm. Exact location of event, depth 164.25 km, 146.5041° East, -5.3885° South.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Madang. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Madang (c. 27 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 80 km ESE of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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