A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 160 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (99 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 86.15 km (54 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b563. Id of event: us6000b563. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:30:03 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 153.7141° East, -4.4626° South, depth 86.15 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 18:30:03 / July 21, 2020 @ 6:30 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 160 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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