A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, New Britain region, Papua New Guinea kilometers (0 miles) from New Britain region, Papua New Guinea. Exact location of event, longitude 150.9307 East, latitude -5.5027 South, depth = 101.14 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 101.14 km (63 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000d361. Event ids that are associated: us7000d361. The temblor was reported at 23:52:43 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 23:52:43 / January 16, 2021 @ 11:52 pm.
Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimbe (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Kimbe (c. 18 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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