A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) has striked on Tuesday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Madang in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 03:24:47 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 66.53 km (41 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-13 05:24:47 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 146.0464 East, latitude -5.4041 South, depth 66.53 km.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Madang (c. 27 400 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Kainantu (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kainantu, Madang.
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