A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Rabaul in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 03:18:50 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-05 05:18:50 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 151.3087 East, latitude -4.4705 South, depth 10 km.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Rabaul (c. 8 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rabaul.
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