A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (77 miles) on Monday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:34:54 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). 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. Unique identifier: us6000ddwt. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddwt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.168 East, latitude -5.0988 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 21:34:54 / January 25, 2021 @ 9:34 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one 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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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: 124 km ENE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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