Light magnitude 4.6 quake hits 13 km south of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea early morning

mar., 12 janv. 2021, 17:28
17:28 PM | AUTEUR : EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.6 quake 13 Jan 3:08 am (GMT +10)
4.6 quake 13 Jan 3:08 am (GMT +10)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Ambunti, Ambunti-Dreikikir, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. The tremor was recorded early morning on Wednesday 13 January 2021 at 3:08 am local time, at an intermediate depth of 125 km below the surface.
The event was filed by Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG), the first seismological agency to report it.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Ambunti (pop. 2,100) located 13 km from the epicenter.
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Date & time: 13 Jan 2021 3:08 am (GMT +10) local time (12 Jan 2021 17:08 GMT)
Magnitude: 4.6
Profondeur: 125.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.33°S / 142.83°E (East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea)
Primary data source: BMKG

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