A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 34 km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (21 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dls. Id of event: us10008dls. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 67.42 km, 153.2598° East, -4.6827° South. Global time and date of event 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 21:22:36 / March 27, 2017 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.42 km (42 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:22:36 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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