A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 20 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.61 km (35 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007lix. Unique identifier: us60007lix. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.9827 East, latitude -6.4521 South, depth = 55.61 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/20 / 2020-01-22 17:05:09 / January 22, 2020 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:05:09 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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