A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea (80 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 18:50:59 / February 14, 2021 @ 6:50 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000djfj. Event ids that are associated: us6000djfj. Exact location, longitude 146.9215° East, latitude -5.441° South, depth = 194.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:50:59 / 6:50 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 194.91 km (121 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km E of Madang, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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