A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 123 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (76 miles). Event id: us6000d6zi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6zi. Global time and date of event 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 07:14:26 / January 9, 2021 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:14:26 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 183.68 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 147.4819° East, latitude -5.5072° South, depth = 183.68 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 123 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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