A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 km SSW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 149.2662° East, -6.6891° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000j9f7. Event ids that are associated: us1000j9f7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:05:49 / 3:05 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 05:05:49 / February 21, 2019 @ 5:05 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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