A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 235 km NNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea (146 miles). Event id: us6000bh4x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bh4x. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:22:23 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 154.3881° East, -4.4569° South, depth 179.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 179.34 km (111 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 02:22:23 / August 13, 2020 @ 2:22 am UTC/GMT.
Each 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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