A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 58 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (36 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:36:53 / 6:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92.98 km (58 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c81g. Unique identifier: us7000c81g. Exact location of event, depth 92.98 km, 147.5781° East, -6.0969° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/20 / 2020-10-26 18:36:53 / October 26, 2020 @ 6:36 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 58 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea.
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