A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 132 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (82 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/21 / 2021-01-11 12:40:45 / January 11, 2021 @ 12:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 72.77 km (45 miles). Exact location of event, depth 72.77 km, 151.4602° East, -5.2252° South. The temblor was reported at 12:40:45 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d7eu. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7eu.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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