A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Lae in Papua New Guinea. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005fvw. Unique identifier: us70005fvw. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 146.7949 East, latitude -6.5119 South, depth = 93.8 km. 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 93.8 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:58:21 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/09/19 / 2019-09-06 14:58:21 / September 6, 2019 @ 2:58 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Bulolo (c. 16 000 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bulolo, Lae.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km NW of Lae, Papua New Guinea.
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