A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 63 km ESE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (39 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:01:50 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dja1. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dja1. Exact location of event, longitude 150.0745 East, latitude -6.44 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 06:01:50 / February 12, 2021 @ 6:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km ESE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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