Magnitude 4.9 Light Earthquake Strikes 11 Miles North-East of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 4.9 was reported 11 miles north-east of Kandrian, Papua New Guinea, near West New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea at a depth of 61.44 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be light.

The temblor occurred at Apr 24, 2019 at 02:04:05 AM UTC. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed.

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