A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 184 km SSE of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea (114 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70009ppg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009ppg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 150.4538 East, latitude -7.6183 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:23:37 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 22:23:37 / May 24, 2020 @ 10:23 pm.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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