A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Madang in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 09:54:50 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 61.15 km (38 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-24 11:54:50 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 146.4099 East, latitude -5.6587 South, depth 61.15 km.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Madang (c. 27 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Kainantu (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kainantu, Madang.
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