A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 169 km NE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (105 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 148.5299° East, -1.1756° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:01:14 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/20 / 2020-09-10 22:01:14 / September 10, 2020 @ 10:01 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnkb. Id of event: us7000bnkb.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 169 km NE of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea.
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