A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Bismarck Sea (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 146.0591 East, latitude -3.2929 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfad. Id of event: us6000dfad. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 05:45:52 / February 7, 2021 @ 5:45 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:45:52 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Bismarck Sea.
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