A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Lae in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 13:11:15 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time of event 05/05/15 / 2015-05-05 03:11:15 / May 5, 2015 @ 3:11 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 146.8728 East, latitude -6.4115 South, depth 35 km, unique identifier, us20002buf. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us20002buf,.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Bulolo (c. 16 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bulolo, Lae.
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