A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 231 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (144 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000besk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000besk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 19:39:15 / August 10, 2020 @ 7:39 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:39:15 / 7:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.418 East, latitude -6.6453 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 231 km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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