A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 111 km ESE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (69 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 153.2141° East, -4.6913° South, depth 59.52 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:50:20 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d6h2. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6h2. The epicenter was at a depth of 59.52 km (37 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 21:50:20 / December 28, 2020 @ 9:50 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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