A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, D’Entrecasteaux Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us6000bahk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bahk. Exact location of earthquake, 152.956° East, -8.8173° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:46:23 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 15:46:23 / August 2, 2020 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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