A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 188 km SW of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea (117 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 03:59:08 / March 5, 2020 @ 3:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 146.2282° East, -3.3641° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:59:08 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089y3. Id of event: us600089y3.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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