A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 101 kilometers (63 miles) from Porgera in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/18 / 2018-03-06 16:22:07 / March 6, 2018 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 142.4926° East, -6.0543° South. Id of earthquake: us1000d4rs. Event ids that are associated: us1000d4rs. The temblor was reported at 02:22:07 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tari. Epicenter of the event was 52 km (32 miles) from Tari (c. 8 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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