A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 112 km NW of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (70 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 143.66 km (89 miles). Exact location, longitude 148.7685° East, latitude -5.5639° South, depth = 143.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:02:32 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/18 / 2018-04-16 04:02:32 / April 16, 2018 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000e0t6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000e0t6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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