A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 75 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 11:34:14 / January 25, 2021 @ 11:34 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d346. Unique identifier: us7000d346. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 149.0846 East, latitude -5.7001 South, depth = 203.14 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 203.14 km (126 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:34:14 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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