A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Madang in Papua New Guinea on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/06/19 / 2019-06-09 23:57:05 / June 9, 2019 @ 11:57 pm. Exact location of event, depth 127.61 km, 145.9161° East, -5.147° South. Event id: us600040rj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600040rj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 127.61 km (79 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:57:05 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Madang. Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Madang (c. 27 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 15 km ENE of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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