A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 96 km SE of Kieta, Papua New Guinea (60 miles). Event id: us6000de76. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de76. Exact location of earthquake, 156.3225° East, -6.7521° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:32:04 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 04:32:04 / January 26, 2021 @ 4:32 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 96 km SE of Kieta, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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