A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 145 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (90 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 70.27 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 17:35:40 / March 17, 2018 @ 5:35 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:35:40 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 147.8631 East, latitude -5.283 South, depth = 70.27 km. Unique identifier: us1000d5pv. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d5pv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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