A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (73 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude 153.298° East, latitude -4.6055° South, depth = 61.02 km. The temblor was reported at 19:25:11 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000a1p4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1p4. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 19:25:11 / May 21, 2020 @ 7:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.02 km (38 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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