A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 88 km N of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (55 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 147.7396 East, latitude -5.8163 South, depth = 114.79 km. Unique identifier: us2000k72c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k72c. The temblor was reported at 10:21:20 / 10:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 00:21:20 / March 21, 2019 @ 12:21 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 114.79 km (71 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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