A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (75 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us7000dii0. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dii0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.41 km (73 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 151.3897 East, latitude -5.0053 South, depth = 117.41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 16:14:55 / March 5, 2021 @ 4:14 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:14:55 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km SW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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