A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 125 km WSW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea (78 miles). Global time and date of event 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 17:59:53 / September 30, 2019 @ 5:59 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.2083 East, latitude -4.7957 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:59:53 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005p09. Unique identifier: us70005p09. 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 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 125 km WSW of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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