A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 102 km SSE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (63 miles). Exact location, longitude 155.987° East, latitude -7.0984° South, depth = 92.68 km. Unique identifier: us7000d0bn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d0bn. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 17:17:21 / January 6, 2021 @ 5:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:17:21 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.68 km (58 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 102 km SSE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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