A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (82 miles) on Sunday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:47:43 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.35 km (34 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 09:47:43 / September 13, 2020 @ 9:47 am. Exact location of event, depth 54.35 km, 152.1431° East, -5.537° South. Unique identifier: us7000bpfv. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpfv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 132 km S of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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