A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 155 km W of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (96 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 141.4219° East, -4.2331° South, depth 96.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 14:53:36 / February 14, 2021 @ 2:53 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:53:36 / 2:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 96.88 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000djff. Event ids that are associated: us6000djff.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 155 km W of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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