A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (29 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:40:38 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 18:40:38 / July 15, 2020 @ 6:40 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 65.75 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 65.75 km, 148.1163° East, -6.2343° South. Id of earthquake: us7000at7f. Event ids that are associated: us7000at7f.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 46 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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