A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 101 km W of Ambunti, Papua New Guinea (63 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:43:39 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jw2. Id of event: us10003jw2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 141.9378 East, latitude -4.1597 South, depth = 114.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 114.17 km (71 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 19:43:39 / October 2, 2015 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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