A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Finschhafen in Papua New Guinea. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddnp. Unique identifier: us6000ddnp. Exact location of event, longitude 147.5821 East, latitude -6.3468 South, depth = 43.47 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 03:51:47 / January 24, 2021 @ 3:51 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:51:47 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.47 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lae (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km NW of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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