A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 141 km NE of Taron, Papua New Guinea (88 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009kuj. Event ids that are associated: us20009kuj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 23:02:06 / June 5, 2017 @ 11:02 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 153.7755 East, latitude -3.4281 South, depth = 360.61 km. The temblor was detected at 09:02:06 / 9:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 360.61 km (224 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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