A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 154 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea (96 miles). Unique identifier: us6000dj3s. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dj3s. Exact location, longitude 151.5222° East, latitude -5.6917° South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:22:12 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 01:22:12 / February 11, 2021 @ 1:22 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 154 km E of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea.
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