A lightweight earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea (69 miles) on Thursday. Precise location, longitude 151.8078° East, latitude -5.2348° South, depth = 48.32 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.32 km (30 miles) under the earth’s floor. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:29:52 / 6:29 am (native time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 06:29:52 / January 21, 2021 @ 6:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Doesn’t point out if a tsunami really did or will exist). Occasion ids which can be related to the earthquake: us6000dcv2. Id of occasion: us6000dcv2.
Earthquakes 4.zero to five.zero are sometimes felt, however solely causes minor injury. Previously 24 hours, there have been ten, within the final 10 days fourteen, previously 30 days fifteen and within the final 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.zero or better which have been detected close by. Annually there are an estimated 13,000 gentle quakes on the planet.
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