A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 97 km NNE of Finschhafen, Papua New Guinea (60 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 08:48:18 / March 25, 2020 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 144.67 km (90 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:48:18 / 6:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008fp3. Unique identifier: us70008fp3. Exact location of event, depth 144.67 km, 148.1877° East, -5.776° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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