A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 192 km NE of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea (119 miles). Unique identifier: us7000d35y. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000d35y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:14:10 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 19:14:10 / January 16, 2021 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.4624 East, latitude -3.0456 South, depth = 10 km.
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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 192 km NE of Rabaul, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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