A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km S of Taron, Papua New Guinea (60 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.3 km (29 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 152.8667 East, latitude -5.3267 South, depth = 47.3 km. Unique identifier: us20009lgu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009lgu. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:21:38 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 04:21:38 / June 3, 2017 @ 4:21 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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