A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 159 km N of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (99 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 150.4128 East, latitude -4.1349 South, depth = 439.55 km. Id of earthquake: us6000delt. Event ids that are associated: us6000delt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 07:07:54 / February 5, 2021 @ 7:07 am. The temblor was picked up at 07:07:54 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 439.55 km (273 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 159 km N of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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