A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (67 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 03:30:06 / February 9, 2021 @ 3:30 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000di1x. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000di1x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 63.61 km (40 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:30:06 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 63.61 km, 151.5165° East, -4.9751° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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