A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 169 km SSE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (105 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgz0. Unique identifier: us6000dgz0. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 00:51:02 / February 5, 2021 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:51:02 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.039 East, latitude -5.6707 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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