A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Kainantu in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 07:18:46 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 103.58 km (64 miles). Global time of event 13/03/15 / 2015-03-13 21:18:46 / March 13, 2015 @ 9:18 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 146.1709 East, latitude -6.3617 South, depth 103.58 km, unique identifier, us10001m96.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Goroka (c. 18 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Kainantu (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lae, Goroka, Kainantu.
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