A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 160 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (99 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 154.0392° East, -6.443° South, depth 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:39:17 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 21:39:17 / June 21, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ac7i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac7i.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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