A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km WSW of Panguna, Papua New Guinea (81 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 09:56:33 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 55.61 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/16 / 2016-03-25 23:56:33 / March 25, 2016 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20005dfy. Event ids that are associated: us20005dfy. Exact location of earthquake, 154.3434° East, -6.6151° South, depth 55.61 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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