A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 42 km S of Angoram, Papua New Guinea (26 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:46:27 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 144.091° East, -4.445° South, depth 103.9 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 17:46:27 / February 28, 2021 @ 5:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000dedw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dedw. The epicenter was at a depth of 103.9 km (65 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 42 km S of Angoram, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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