A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 193 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (120 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.78 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/19 / 2019-08-24 14:58:19 / August 24, 2019 @ 2:58 pm. Event id: us700059sz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700059sz. Exact location of earthquake, 151.988° East, -6.0795° South, depth 26.78 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:58:19 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 193 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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