A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (mg/mb) has striked on Saturday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Lae in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 03:30:55 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 72.91 km (45 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-13 05:30:55 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Lae in Papua New Guinea, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 146.7444 East, latitude -6.1546 South, depth 72.91 km.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Kainantu (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kainantu, Lae.
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