A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Wabag in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us60006arx. Event ids that are associated: us60006arx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/11/19 / 2019-11-04 14:40:38 / November 4, 2019 @ 2:40 pm. The temblor was detected at 00:40:38 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.8 km (67 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.6074 East, latitude -5.1242 South, depth = 107.8 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wabag (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Wabag (c. 4 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 40 km NNW of Wabag, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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