A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (63 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, 151.5603° East, -4.9526° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:28:02 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 17:28:02 / February 21, 2019 @ 5:28 pm. Unique identifier: us1000j9fs. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000j9fs.
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 six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 102 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.
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