A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 102 km WNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 148.7486° East, -5.7477° South, depth 200.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 18:05:10 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:05 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70007jxm. Event ids that are associated: us70007jxm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:05:10 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 200.18 km (124 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km WNW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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