A 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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