A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 163 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (101 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: us7000d1qh. Unique identifier: us7000d1qh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 14:23:19 / January 11, 2021 @ 2:23 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:23:19 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 116.75 km, 154.3195° East, -5.4152° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 116.75 km (73 miles).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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