A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km NE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (60 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us600062xj. Event ids that are associated: us600062xj. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/10/19 / 2019-10-25 17:17:52 / October 25, 2019 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 148.4203° East, latitude -5.9305° South, depth = 103.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.42 km (64 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:17:52 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter).
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 sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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