A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 124 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (77 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgpq. Unique identifier: us6000dgpq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 144.1 km (90 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:30:41 / 6:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 144.1 km, 154.5824° East, -5.6402° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 18:30:41 / February 4, 2021 @ 6:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 124 km NW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea.
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