A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (mg/mb) has striked on Friday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Lae in Papua New Guinea. The temblor was reported at 06:51:09 / 6:51 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 30.34 km (19 miles). Global time of event 02/04/15 / 2015-04-02 20:51:09 / April 2, 2015 @ 8:51 pm 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 146.8952 East, latitude -6.4535 South, depth 30.34 km, unique identifier, us10001td7.
Close countries, Papua New Guinea (c. 6 065 000 pop). The epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Lae (c. 76 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Bulolo (c. 16 000 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Wau (c. 14 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wau, Bulolo, Lae.
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