A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Panguna in Papua New Guinea on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 09:49:52 / January 11, 2021 @ 9:49 am. Exact location of event, depth 28.31 km, 155.577° East, -7.0287° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:49:52 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.31 km (18 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1qc. Id of event: us7000d1qc.
Nearby country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Arawa (c. 40 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arawa (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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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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: 79 km S of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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