A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 33 km SSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (21 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 149.4325° East, latitude -6.4942° South, depth = 35 km. Event id: us60008b16. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b16. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 01:40:38 / March 1, 2020 @ 1:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:40:38 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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: 33 km SSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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