A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 45 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (28 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7qi. Unique identifier: us6000d7qi. The temblor was reported at 18:47:11 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 147.6701° East, -6.1821° South, depth 63.75 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 18:47:11 / January 1, 2021 @ 6:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 63.75 km (40 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 45 km NNW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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