A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Bismarck Sea (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:23:56 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 00:23:56 / April 13, 2017 @ 12:23 am. Id of earthquake: us10008h4a. Event ids that are associated: us10008h4a. Exact location of earthquake, 146.258° East, -3.4843° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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