A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 17 km NE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (11 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 142.9321 East, latitude -4.1112 South, depth = 132.45 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 17:08:15 / January 12, 2021 @ 5:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:08:15 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d7te. Event ids that are associated: us6000d7te. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 132.45 km (82 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 17 km NE of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea.
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