A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.47 km (44 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000de75. Unique identifier: us6000de75. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 155.9642 East, latitude -6.9015 South, depth = 70.47 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/21 / 2021-01-26 04:35:01 / January 26, 2021 @ 4:35 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:35:01 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arawa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 90 km (56 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 83 km SE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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