A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 133 km SW of Aitape, Papua New Guinea (83 miles). 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: us7000d2bz. Id of event: us7000d2bz. Exact location, longitude 141.5101° East, latitude -3.9975° South, depth = 55.81 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 55.81 km (35 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:26:49 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/21 / 2021-01-22 09:26:49 / January 22, 2021 @ 9:26 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 133 km SW of Aitape, Papua New Guinea.
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