A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 65 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (40 miles). Event id: us10006pcc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pcc. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:16:49 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 153.4275° East, -4.906° South, depth 50.39 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 50.39 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 21:16:49 / September 13, 2016 @ 9:16 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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