A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 110 km NNE of Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea (68 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us60006pg7. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006pg7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 02:13:08 / December 1, 2019 @ 2:13 am. Exact location of event, depth 88.97 km, 144.6129° East, -4.9355° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 88.97 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:13:08 / 12:13 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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