A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Goroka in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 12:33:39 / 12:33 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 133.33 km (83 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-19 02:33:39 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 145.3011 East, latitude -6.1704 South, depth 133.33 km.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 14 km (8 miles) from Goroka (c. 18 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Kundiawa (c. 9 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kainantu (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kainantu, Kundiawa, Goroka.
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