A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (59 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 04:31:29 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.63 km (56 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dh06. Event ids that are associated: us6000dh06. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 151.0005° East, latitude -5.5851° South, depth = 90.63 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 04:31:29 / February 6, 2021 @ 4:31 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 95 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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