A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 km SW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d14i. Unique identifier: us7000d14i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.6 km (43 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 02:01:40 / January 9, 2021 @ 2:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:01:40 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 149.2295 East, latitude -6.4922 South, depth = 69.6 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 47 km SW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea.
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