A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea (78 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us6000b3dh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b3dh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:24:22 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 17:24:22 / July 18, 2020 @ 5:24 pm. Exact location, longitude 147.0812° East, latitude -5.5807° South, depth = 202.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 202.19 km (126 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 126 km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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