A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km ESE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (77 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:29:16 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 154.0547 East, latitude -4.9277 South, depth = 123.64 km. Event id: us700058cc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700058cc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.64 km (77 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 11:29:16 / August 14, 2019 @ 11:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 124 km ESE of Taron, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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