A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 25 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000dd0n. Event ids that are associated: us6000dd0n. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:08:07 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 17:08:07 / January 23, 2021 @ 5:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.46 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 147.851° East, -6.3257° South, depth 61.46 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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.
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