A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 113 km SE of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.11 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 14:01:38 / February 21, 2021 @ 2:01 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:01:38 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ddmw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddmw. Exact location of earthquake, 153.0775° East, -4.9716° South, depth 38.11 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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