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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Kokopo in Papua New Guinea

Earthquake location -4.306S, 152.7661WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Kokopo in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.3 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000dj1k. Event ids that are associated: us6000dj1k. The temblor was picked up at 21:05:13 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/02/21 / 2021-02-10 21:05:13 / February 10, 2021 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 152.7661° East, latitude -4.306° South, depth = 28.3 km.

Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Kokopo (c. 26 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Close country/countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rabaul, Kokopo (min 5000 pop).

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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 55 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 152.7661° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -4.306° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55 km E of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-10 21:05:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-20 03:07:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.611 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dj1k Id of event.
Event Code 6000dj1k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dj1k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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