A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 76 km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (47 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/19 / 2019-10-06 23:19:08 / October 6, 2019 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 148.8897 East, latitude -6.4267 South, depth = 73.35 km. The temblor was detected at 09:19:08 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70005ue0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005ue0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 73.35 km (46 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 76 km WSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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