A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. The epicenter was at a depth of 114.9 km (71 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007k7r. Unique identifier: us60007k7r. Global time and date of event 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 23:20:58 / January 19, 2020 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 151.9667° East, -4.9666° South, depth 114.9 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:20:58 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rabaul, Kokopo. Earthquake epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 75 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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