A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 191 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (119 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 16:03:34 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 16:03:34 / January 24, 2021 @ 4:03 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddp7. Id of event: us6000ddp7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.1155 East, latitude -6.9757 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 191 km SE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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