A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 13:54:53 / January 30, 2017 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:54:53 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008jn7. Unique identifier: us20008jn7. The epicenter was at a depth of 75.27 km (47 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 141.8575 East, latitude -4.2738 South, depth = 75.27 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 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.
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