A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 64 km W of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (40 miles). Unique identifier: us1000874r. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000874r. The epicenter was at a depth of 53.75 km (33 miles). Exact location, longitude 148.9734° East, latitude -6.1617° South, depth = 53.75 km. Global time and date of event 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 15:48:33 / March 5, 2017 @ 3:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:48:33 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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