A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 155 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (96 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:26:39 / 2:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 148.4827 East, latitude -5.2868 South, depth = 176.66 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 02:26:39 / September 15, 2020 @ 2:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 176.66 km (110 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bptt. Id of event: us7000bptt.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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