A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 141 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (88 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 14:23:44 / December 29, 2020 @ 2:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6q7. Id of event: us6000d6q7. Exact location, longitude 147.2831° East, latitude -5.4087° South, depth = 182.01 km. The temblor was reported at 14:23:44 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 182.01 km (113 miles).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 141 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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