A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, New Britain region, Papua New Guinea (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60009dc0. Event ids that are associated: us60009dc0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 10:10:20 / April 21, 2020 @ 10:10 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 151.0769 East, latitude -5.9431 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:10:20 / 10:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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