A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 103 km SSE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 155.7235 East, latitude -7.2179 South, depth = 35 km. Id of earthquake: us6000dh0f. Event ids that are associated: us6000dh0f. The temblor was picked up at 09:43:49 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 09:43:49 / February 6, 2021 @ 9:43 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 103 km SSE of Panguna, Papua New Guinea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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